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There are 9 ways to get from Houston to Mississippi by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Memphis  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Memphis (MEM) HOU - MEM

$227 - $431

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Bus Megabus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Baton Rouge, LA Houston
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Jackson, Ms 1212

$39 - $92

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Fly Houston to Gulfport/Biloxi  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) IAH - GPT

$201 - $566

Fly Houston to Jackson/Vicksburg  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) IAH - JAN

$196 - $898

Fly Houston to Memphis  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Memphis (MEM) IAH - MEM

$197 - $423

Fly Houston to Mobile, drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Mobile (MOB) IAH - MOB
  2. Drive from Mobile to Biloxi

$226 - $462

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Jackson, Ms 1212

$53 - $128

Train  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Jackson Amtrak Station

$114 - $281

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Houston to Jackson 443.5 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Mississippi is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Mississippi is to fly which costs $200 - $600 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Mississippi. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Jackson, Ms via Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Mississippi station. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Jackson Amtrak Station via Lafayette Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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The distance between Houston and Mississippi is 401 miles. The road distance is 443.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Mississippi without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Houston to Mississippi, including transfers.

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

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Houston to Mississippi train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Mississippi is to fly which takes 3h 31m and costs $220 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 9h, you could also train, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 15h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Mississippi.
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  • Distance: 401.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Southaven every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Jackson via Baton Rouge, La in around 9h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Houston to Jackson/Vicksburg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Houston to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Houston to Mobile
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Houston to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Houston to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
3 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
Train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Jackson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Jackson, Ms
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Memphis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Houston to Mississippi bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Jackson, Ms station.

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Houston to Mississippi train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Jackson Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Mississippi is 444 miles. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Houston to Mississippi.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Memphis Airport.

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Book your Houston to Mississippi bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are four+ hotels available in Mississippi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51m and costs $2.

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