There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Boston by plane, bus, train 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 Houston Hobby Apt to Boston  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Boston (BOS) HOU - BOS

$103 - $557

7 alternative options

Fly Houston to Boston  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Boston (BOS) IAH - BOS

$123 - $659

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Manchester (MHT) HOU - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$248 - $777

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Providence, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Providence (PVD) HOU - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$219 - $763

Bus via New York, NY  •  39 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA

$167 - $303

Bus  •  40 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma Ny

$180 - $470

Bus, train  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$335 - $998

Drive  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Boston 1850.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Boston is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Boston is to fly which costs $100 - $600 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Houston and Boston is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1850.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Houston to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Boston. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Boston, MA via Alabama St @ Forsyth St, Atlanta ,GA and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 17 min.

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The best way to get from Houston to Boston is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $100 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $310 and takes 39 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1612.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Houston to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Boston via Atlanta, Ga, Alabama St @ Forsyth St, University Ave Sw@Pryor Rd Sw, Atlanta ,GA, New York, NY, and New York in around 39 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Raleigh/Durham, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Dallas, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via New Orleans, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Boston via Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Houston to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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 Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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