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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Sunset Limited

$40 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La 1254 / ...

$26 - $65

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Lafayette 217.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Lafayette  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lafayette (LFT) IAH - LFT

$161 - $816

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Baton Rouge (BTR) IAH - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La

$183 - $545

Fly to Alexandria, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Alexandria (AEX) IAH - AEX
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La

$178 - $815

Fly to Lake Charles, drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lake Charles (LCH) IAH - LCH
  2. Drive from Lake Charles to Lafayette

$149 - $765

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Lafayette is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Lafayette is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Houston and Lafayette is 204 miles. The road distance is 217.6 miles.

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The train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak takes 5 h 2 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Lafayette, La. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Houston to Lafayette 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston to Lafayette every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Houston to Lake Charles
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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