There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Huntsville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Houston to Huntsville  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Huntsville (HSV) IAH - HSV

$221 - $993

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Bus  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$93 - $236

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Birmingham (BHM) HOU - BHM
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$249 - $1,243

Bus, train  •  17 h 11 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 to Birmingham Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$116 - $308

Train, bus  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$131 - $357

Drive  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Huntsville 769 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Huntsville is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Huntsville is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Huntsville. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Huntsville, Al via Shreveport, La and Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 52 min.

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The distance between Houston and Huntsville is 620 miles. The road distance is 769 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Huntsville without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 11 min and costs $110 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Houston to Huntsville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Huntsville is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $220 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 17 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Huntsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Houston to Huntsville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Huntsville, Al station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Huntsville.
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  • Distance: 620.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Huntsville, AL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Houston to Huntsville every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Huntsville via Shreveport, La and Birmingham, Al in around 17 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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
Bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Shreveport, La to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Huntsville is 769 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 36 min to drive from Houston to Huntsville.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Houston Airport to Huntsville Airport.

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Book your Houston to Huntsville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Huntsville. Prices start at $60 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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