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There are 5 ways to get from Houston to Baton Rouge by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La 1596 / ...

$17 - $75

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Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Baton Rouge 271 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Houston to Baton Rouge  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Baton Rouge (BTR) IAH - BTR

$172 - $519

Fly Houston to Lafayette, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lafayette (LFT) IAH - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$173 - $842

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New Orleans (MSY) HOU - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$96 - $483

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

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Baton Rouge is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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

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The distance between Houston and Baton Rouge is 257 miles. The road distance is 271 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Baton Rouge without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $17 - $75.

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

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Houston to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Baton Rouge is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $17 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Baton Rouge Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Houston to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baton Rouge, La station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Baton Rouge.
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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston to Baton Rouge hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route 5 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 2 hours
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Baton Rouge is 271 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Houston to Baton Rouge.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Baton Rouge Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Baton Rouge. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs $1 - $4.

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