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There are 8 ways to get from Houston to West Town by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly Houston to Chicago Midway  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IAH - MDW

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Fly Houston to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IAH - ORD

6 alternative options

Line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk EB to Magnolia Park Transit Center EB
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Chicago Midway (MDW) HOU - MDW

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HOU - ORD

Bus, train  •  25h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Houston to Longview Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Longview to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle

Bus  •  26h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown to Downtown Dallas / Deep Ellum
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis, TN
  3. Take the bus from Memphis to Chicago

Train  •  30h

  1. Take the train from Houston to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans

Drive  •  18h 52m

  1. Drive from Houston to West Town 1109.3 miles

Houston to West Town by bus and train

The journey time between Houston and West Town is around 24h 47m and covers a distance of around 1080 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 47m. Operated by Amtrak, the Houston to West Town service departs from Houston and arrives in Chicago Union Station. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
24h 12m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
24h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
24h 47m
Journey distance:
1080 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
116 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:05
Last service departs at:
13:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Houston to West Town bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to West Town is to fly which costs $65 - $250 and takes 5h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Houston to West Town is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $150 - $1,200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to West Town. However, there are services departing from Houston Downtown and arriving at Chicago via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East and Memphis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston to West Town station. However, there are services departing from Houston and arriving at Chicago Union Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h.

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The distance between Houston and West Town is 947 miles. The road distance is 1109.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to West Town without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Houston to West Town, including transfers.

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Houston to West Town bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Houston Downtown station.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to West Town is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $150 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26h 41m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 30h.

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Map of how to get from Houston to West Town.
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  • Distance: 946.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and West Town, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Houston to West Town every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to West Town via Downtown Dallas / Deep Ellum, Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East, Memphis, TN, and Memphis in around 26h 41m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Houston to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Houston to Chicago Midway via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Houston to Chicago Midway via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago Midway via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago Midway via Memphis
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare via Jackson/Vicksburg
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare via Tulsa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk EB to Magnolia Park Transit Center EB
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Adult
$2
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 Longview to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from Houston to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Bus 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
Bus from Houston to Longview
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Houston Downtown to Downtown Dallas / Deep Ellum
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis, TN
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$60 - $75
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 Memphis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Houston to West Town bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago station.

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Houston to West Town train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to West Town is 1109 miles. It takes approximately 18h 52m to drive from Houston to West Town.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 340+ hotels available in West Town. 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 .

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