There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Fort Polk South by train, car, bus, plane or taxi

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

Train, drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Drive from Lake Charles Amtrak to Fort Polk South

$41 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lake Charles, La 1254 / ...
  2. Drive from Lake Charles, La to Fort Polk South

$26 - $56

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Fort Polk South 194.9 miles

$19 - $28

Fly to Alexandria, taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Alexandria (AEX) IAH - AEX
  2. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk South

$261 - $903

Fly to Lake Charles, drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lake Charles (LCH) IAH - LCH
  2. Drive from Lake Charles to Fort Polk South

$148 - $764

Fly to Lafayette, bus, taxi  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lafayette (LFT) IAH - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Alexandria, La
  3. Take a taxi from Alexandria, La to Fort Polk South

$306 - $1,010

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Fort Polk South, LA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Houston to Fort Polk South. However, you can take the train to Lake Charles Amtrak then take the drive to Fort Polk South. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Lake Charles, La then take the drive to Fort Polk South.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
6 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk South
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Fort Polk South is 251 km. The road distance is 312 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Fort Polk South is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston to Fort Polk South is to drive which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $19 - $28.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Houston to Fort Polk South, including transfers.