There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Huntsville 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 to Huntsville  •  4 h 4 min

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

$221 - $993

Cheapest option

Bus via Longview Amtrak  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$69 - $169

6 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$264 - $1,262

Fly Houston to Birmingham, bus  •  6 h 7 min

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

$164 - $434

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

Bus, train  •  19 h 21 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 Birmingham Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$118 - $310

Train, bus  •  20 h 49 min

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

$142 - $370

Drive  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Huntsville 769 miles

$75 - $110

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak 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 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 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
Bus from Longview, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Huntsville is 993 km. The road distance is 1230 km.

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

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

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.

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