There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Houston by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Houston  •  6 h 5 min

  1. DTW - IAH

$113 - $386

6 alternative options

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7 h 21 min

  1. DTW - HOU

$184 - $414

Train, night bus  •  30 h 2 min

$186 - $528

Bus  •  31 h 30 min

$149 - $370

Megabus, bus  •  31 h 50 min

$136 - $194

Train  •  35 h 59 min

$231 - $648

Drive  •  23 h

  1. 1393.1 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Houston via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Dallas, Tx in around 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Houston is 1779 km. The road distance is 2229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Houston is to Megabus and bus which costs $130 - $200 and takes 31 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Houston is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $110 - $390.

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Houston. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 59 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Houston. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Houston, Tx via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Detroit to Houston, including transfers.