There are 3 ways to get from Houston to Temple by bus, taxi, 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

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Temple 171.9 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 52 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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The distance between Houston and Temple is 151 miles. The road distance is 171.9 miles.

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

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

There is no direct connection from Houston to Temple. However, you can take the bus to Waco, Tx then take the taxi to Temple. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Temple.

United Airlines
Flights from Houston to Killeen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Houston, Tx to Waco, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$23 - $60
$23 - $40
$40 - $60

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Bus from Killeen, TX to Temple, TX - Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Twice daily
Other operators
Taxi from Waco, Tx to Temple
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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