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

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

Fly Houston to Miami  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Miami (MIA) IAH - MIA

$160 - $702

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl 1262

$121 - $297

5 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) HOU - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$159 - $750

Fly Houston to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) IAH - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$144 - $602

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Miami  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Miami (MIA) HOU - MIA

$170 - $850

Train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Cary Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Miami Amtrak

$329 - $935

Drive  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Miami 1192.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Miami is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Miami is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston to Miami. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center, Cary Amtrak and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Houston and Miami is 972 miles. The road distance is 1192.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 46 min and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Houston to Miami, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Miami is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 31 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs $320 - $950 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 24 min.

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Miami is 1 h ahead of Houston. It is currently 8:32 AM in Houston and 9:32 AM in Miami.

Map of how to get from Houston to Miami.
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  • Distance: 972.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Miami, FL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Houston to Miami hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston to Miami hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 and the journey takes 31 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Houston to Fort Lauderdale via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Cary Amtrak to Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
31 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300

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