There are 5 ways to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Killeen, drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Killeen (GRK) IAH - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Waco

$140 - $524

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Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Waco, Tx 9308 / ...

$24 - $63

3 alternative options

Fly to Austin, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS) IAH - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Waco, Tx

$120 - $432

Fly to College Station, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to College Station (CLL) IAH - CLL
  2. Take the bus from Bryan, Tx to Waco, Tx

$212 - $947

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco 186.5 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco. However, there are services departing from Airmail Rd @ Pallet Rd and arriving at Waco, Tx via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Houston Airport (IAH) and Waco is 153 miles. The road distance is 186.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco, including transfers.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Killeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Waco, Tx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Killeen Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Waco. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Houston Airport (IAH), USA and Waco, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Waco hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Killeen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Houston to College Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Bus operators
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 Austin, Tx to Waco, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Bryan, Tx to Waco, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Houston, Tx to Waco, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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