There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Gainesville 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 Gainesville  •  7 h 7 min

  1. HOU - GNV

$343 - $1,703

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 59 min

  1. 1262

$85 - $220

6 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. HOU - MCO

$186 - $1,069

Fly Houston to Orlando, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. IAH - MCO

$126 - $671

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Tampa, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. HOU - TPA

$166 - $911

Fly Houston to Tampa, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. IAH - TPA

$146 - $663

Train, bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Sunset Limited

$110 - $222

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. 860.4 miles

$80 - $130

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Gainesville hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston to Gainesville hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $220 and the journey takes 21 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Orlando via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Tampa via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Tampa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Gainesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Orlando via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Orlando via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Tampa via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Tampa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Houston to Orlando via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Houston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Houston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
6 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
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $65
Bus from Tampa - USF, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$29 - $65
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Gainesville, Fl
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Gainesville is 1259 km. The road distance is 1377 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Gainesville is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 14 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston to Gainesville is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $340 - $1,700.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Gainesville, Fl. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Houston to Gainesville, including transfers.