There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Marfa by bus, train, car or plane

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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

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Train  •  16 h 12 min

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

$137 - $300

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  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 24 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 38 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 29 min

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

$313 - $1,073

Fly Houston to El Paso, train  •  10 h 39 min

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

$233 - $615

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Marfa without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Marfa is to bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Houston to Marfa bus services, operated by All Aboard America, arrive at Marfa, TX station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Marfa is 619 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to drive from Houston to Marfa.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 522.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 25 min

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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Houston to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 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 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

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 Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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