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There are 9 ways to get from Cambridge to Houston by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Boston to Houston  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Houston (IAH) BOS - IAH

$125 - $380

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Fly Boston to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BOS - HOU

$108 - $370

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Train to Providence, fly to Houston  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Houston (IAH) PVD - IAH

$180 - $671

Train to Providence, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) PVD - HOU

$233 - $871

Bus to Manchester, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MHT - HOU

$334 - $1,078

Bus  •  39h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston

$122 - $180

Bus, train  •  46h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York City
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

Train  •  46h 41m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston

$219 - $386

Drive  •  30h 53m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Houston 1845.7 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Houston is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 39h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Houston is to fly which costs $120 - $380 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison and arriving at Houston via New York, NY - 19 Allen St and Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Houston via New York Moynihan Train Hall and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 41m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Houston is 1611 miles. The road distance is 1845.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 39h 20m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Cambridge to Houston, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Houston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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Cambridge to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 42m and costs $120 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 39h 20m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $390 and takes 46h 41m.

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  • Distance: 1611.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Cambridge to Houston every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Houston via New York, NY, New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, and Atlanta in around 39h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Providence to Houston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Columbus
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Boston to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Boston to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Providence to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Providence to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Providence to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Boston to Houston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 11m.

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Cambridge to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston station.

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Houston is 1h behind Cambridge. It is currently 1:11 AM in Cambridge and 12:11 AM in Houston.

Cambridge to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Houston is 1846 miles. It takes approximately 30h 53m to drive from Cambridge to Houston.

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Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Houston Airport.

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