There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Covington by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans, taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New Orleans (MSY) HOU - MSY
  2. Take a taxi from New Orleans to Covington

$176 - $551

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Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Slidell 1262 / ...

$95 - $147

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Fly Houston to New Orleans, taxi  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to New Orleans (MSY) IAH - MSY
  2. Take a taxi from New Orleans to Covington

$146 - $393

Fly Houston to Baton Rouge, drive  •  4 h 17 min

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

$158 - $504

Fly Houston to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) IAH - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to Covington

$197 - $563

Train, bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Slidell 1262 / ...

$135 - $259

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Covington 336.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Covington is 320 miles. The road distance is 336.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Covington without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Houston to Covington, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Covington is 336 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Houston to Covington.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Covington. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Houston to Covington.
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  • Distance: 320.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Houston to Covington via New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, La, and Slidell in around 7 h 42 min.

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 New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
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

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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 New Orleans, La to Slidell
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Taxi from New Orleans to Covington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
United Cabs
Phone
+1 504-522-9771
Website
unitedcabs.com
Eric 'Big E' Airport Transportation Service
Phone
+1 504-495-2531
Nawlins Cab
Phone
+1 504-522-9059
Website
nawlinscab.com

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