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

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Fly from Houston  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lubbock (LBB) IAH - LBB

$141 - $207

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Bus, night bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Houston to Downtown Fort Worth FlixBus
  2. Take the night bus from Ft Worth to Lubbock "Greyhound"

$50 - $75

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Lubbock (LBB) HOU - LBB

$133 - $337

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth Houston
  2. Take the bus from Ft Worth to Lubbock "Greyhound"

$140 - $160

Bus via Houston  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Houston to Ft Worth "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Ft Worth to Lubbock "Greyhound"

$68 - $101

Train, bus  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Lubbock "Greyhound"

$85 - $124

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Houston to Lubbock 578.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Lubbock is to bus and night bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 11h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Houston to Lubbock is to fly. Taking this option will cost $140 - $210 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Lubbock. However, there are services departing from Hyatt Regency Houston and arriving at Lubbock via Ft Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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The distance between Houston and Lubbock is 466 miles. The road distance is 578.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Lubbock without a car is to bus which takes 10h 40m and costs $140 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Houston to Lubbock, including transfers.

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Houston to Lubbock bus services, operated by Vonlane, depart from Hyatt Regency Houston station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Lubbock is to fly which takes 3h 47m and costs $140 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $160 and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Lubbock Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Houston to Lubbock.
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  • Distance: 466.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Lubbock, TX, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Houston to Lubbock every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Lubbock via Fort Worth and Ft Worth in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via San Antonio, Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via New Orleans, Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $460
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
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 Ft Worth to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Houston to Ft Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from San Antonio to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown Houston to Downtown Fort Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Lubbock is 579 miles. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Houston to Lubbock.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Lubbock Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Lubbock. Prices start at $100 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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