There are 7 ways to get from Indianapolis to Houston by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) IND - HOU

$194 - $434

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
  3. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX

$127 - $184

5 alternative options

Fly to Houston  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Houston (IAH) IND - IAH

$173 - $426

Bus, train, night bus  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$163 - $403

Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$131 - $325

Train  •  36 h

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

$221 - $618

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Houston 1031.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to fly which costs $190 - $440 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Houston is 870 miles. The road distance is 1031.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Indianapolis to Houston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Houston. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Houston, Tx via Jefferson Ave & University Ave, Cincinnati, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Houston. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h.

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What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Houston via University of Cincinnati, Jefferson Ave & University Ave, Government Square Area B, Cincinnati, Oh, and Dallas, Tx in around 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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