There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Marfa by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX

Cheapest option

Train  •  16 h 12 min

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

$137 - $300

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Marfa 618.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) HOU - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$208 - $798

Fly Houston to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) IAH - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$188 - $410

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to El Paso (ELP) HOU - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$313 - $1,073

Fly Houston to El Paso, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to El Paso (ELP) IAH - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$233 - $615

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Marfa is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Marfa is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $800 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Houston and Marfa is 522 miles. The road distance is 618.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 12 h 25 min to get from Houston to Marfa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Marfa. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Marfa, TX via San Antonio, Tx and Ft Stockton, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Houston to Marfa via San Antonio, Tx and Ft Stockton, Tx in around 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Houston to Marfa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $240 and the journey takes 15 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Houston to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 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 San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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