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There are 4 ways to get from Houston to Temple by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Waco, Tx 9308 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Waco, Tx to Temple

$124 - $175

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Train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Temple Amtrak Texas Eagle

$78 - $188

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Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Temple 171.9 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Killeen (GRK) IAH - GRK
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Killeen, TX to Temple, TX - Amtrak Station

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Temple is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Temple is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston to Temple. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Temple Amtrak via San Antonio Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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The distance between Houston and Temple is 151 miles. The road distance is 171.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Temple without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Houston to Temple, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Killeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 1 min.

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Houston to Temple train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Temple Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Temple is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Houston to Temple.

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  • Distance: 150.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Houston to Temple via San Antonio Amtrak in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Killeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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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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
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Temple Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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 Waco, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
Bus from Killeen, TX to Temple, TX - Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Waco, Tx to Temple
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Killeen Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Temple. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs $1 - $4.

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