There are 6 ways to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles by bus, train, night bus, car, tram or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lake Charles, La 1254 / ...

$22 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak Sunset Limited

$37 - $85

Night bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Lake Charles, La 1248

$22 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles 148 miles

$14 - $21

Line 050 bus, line 800 tram, fly to Lake Charles  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 050 bus from Hobby Airport to Magnolia Tc
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
  3. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lake Charles (LCH) IAH - LCH

$166 - $784

Line 050 bus, line 800 tram, fly to Lafayette, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 050 bus from Hobby Airport to Magnolia Tc
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
  3. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lafayette (LFT) IAH - LFT
  4. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Lake Charles, La

$177 - $849

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The cheapest way to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles. However, there are services departing from Hobby Airport and arriving at Lake Charles, La via Louisiana St @ Lamar St and Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) and Lake Charles is 131 miles. The road distance is 148 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $22 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles, including transfers.

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Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $22 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Lake Charles Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lake Charles, La station.

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Map of how to get from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles.
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  • Distance: 130.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU), USA and Lake Charles, LA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Houston Hobby Apt Airport (HOU) to Lake Charles 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lake Charles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Houston to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 Houston, Tx to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Lafayette, La to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Hobby Airport to Magnolia Tc
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org

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