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

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) HOU - MAF

$184 - $779

Cheapest option

Fly from Houston  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) IAH - MAF

$164 - $391

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 58 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 Odessa, TX

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the night 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 Odessa, TX

Train, bus  •  15 h 10 min

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

Bus via Houston Downtown Greyhound  •  15 h 14 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 Midland/Odessa Airport

Train, bus via Midland/Odessa Airport  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Midland/Odessa Airport

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Midland 569.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Midland is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Midland is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Houston and Midland is 429 miles. The road distance is 569.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Midland without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Houston to Midland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Houston to Midland is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 58 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 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Midland is 569 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Houston to Midland.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Midland. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Midland.
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  • Distance: 429.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Midland every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Midland via San Antonio, Tx, Ft Stockton, Tx, and Odessa, TX in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
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 Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 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
$70 - $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 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Twice daily
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 Odessa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Midland/Odessa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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 51 min and costs $2.

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