There are 5 ways to get from Houston to Lafayette by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Lafayette  •  2 h 59 min

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

$161 - $816

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Bus  •  5 h 9 min

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

$26 - $65

3 alternative options

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

Train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$40 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Lafayette 217.6 miles

$21 - $35

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Lafayette without a car is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Houston to Lafayette, including transfers.

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

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Houston to Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Houston Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Lafayette is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Lafayette Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Houston to Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette, La station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 203.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

United Airlines flies from Houston to Lafayette every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Houston to Lafayette 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
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 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

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 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 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

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Houston to Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Lafayette is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Houston to Lafayette.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Lafayette Airport.

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Book your Houston to Lafayette bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Lafayette. Prices start at $49 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 .

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