There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Baton Rouge by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. 1596 / ...

$17 - $75

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Sunset Limited
  2. 1258 / ...

$56 - $133

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. 271 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Houston to Baton Rouge  •  3 h 15 min

  1. IAH - BTR

$172 - $519

Fly Houston to Lafayette, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. IAH - LFT

$173 - $842

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. HOU - MSY

$96 - $483

Fly Houston to New Orleans, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. IAH - MSY

$66 - $325

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Baton Rouge, LA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston to Baton Rouge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Houston to Baton Rouge every 4 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Baton Rouge is 412 km. The road distance is 434 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Baton Rouge is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston to Baton Rouge is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $170 - $550.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Baton Rouge, La. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

The bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.