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

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 5 min

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

$194 - $434

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  28 h 51 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

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Fly to Houston  •  5 h 15 min

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

$173 - $426

Bus via Airways Transit Center  •  25 h 23 min

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

$161 - $217

Bus, train, night bus  •  25 h 59 min

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

$182 - $435

Bus, train  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  2. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
  3. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak

$221 - $545

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Houston 1031.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Houston. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Houston, TX via Airways Transit Center, Memphis and Dallas/Forth Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 23 min.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Indianapolis to Houston, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Houston bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Indianapolis to Houston bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Houston, TX station.

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Houston is 1 h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 3:46 AM in Indianapolis and 2:46 AM in Houston.

Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Houston is 1032 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 58 min to drive from Indianapolis to Houston.

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  • Distance: 870.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Indianapolis to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Houston via Memphis, TN, Airways Transit Center, American Way Transit Center, Memphis, Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East, and Dallas/Forth Worth in around 25 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
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
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
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 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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
17 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Memphis to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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
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
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 39 min and costs .

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