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There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Texas Tech University by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Houston  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lubbock (LBB) IAH - LBB

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Bus, night bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown to Fort Worth Downtown 2240
  2. Take the night bus from Ft Worth to Lubbock "Greyhound"

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Lubbock (LBB) HOU - LBB

Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth Houston
  2. Take the bus from Ft Worth to Lubbock "Greyhound"

Train, bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Lubbock "Greyhound"

Drive  •  9h 30m

  1. Drive from Houston to Texas Tech University 580.5 miles

Houston to Texas Tech University by bus and walk

7 Weekly Services
11h 35m Average Duration
$142 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Houston to Texas Tech University is to drive, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Texas Tech University is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Texas Tech University. However, there are services departing from Hyatt Regency Houston and arriving at Akron Avenue & 15th Street via Ft Worth and Downtown Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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The distance between Houston and Texas Tech University is 468 miles. The road distance is 580.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Texas Tech University without a car is to bus which takes 11h 35m and costs $140 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Houston to Texas Tech University, including transfers.

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Houston to Texas Tech University bus services, operated by Vonlane, depart from Hyatt Regency Houston station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Texas Tech University is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $130 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $170 and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Lubbock Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 51m.

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Houston to Texas Tech University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lubbock station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Texas Tech University.
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  • Distance: 467.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Texas Tech University, TX, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Houston to Texas Tech University every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Texas Tech University via Fort Worth, Ft Worth, Lubbock, Downtown Plaza, and Akron Avenue & 15th Street in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Austin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lubbock via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
vonlane.com
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vonlane.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 Ft Worth to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from San Antonio to Lubbock
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Houston Downtown to Fort Worth Downtown
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Texas Tech University is 581 miles. It takes approximately 9h 30m to drive from Houston to Texas Tech University.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Lubbock Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Texas Tech University. Prices start at $100 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 $2.

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