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  •  5h 17m

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

$134 - $554

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Bus via Dallas  •  24h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, In to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Dallas to Downtown Houston

$117 - $169

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Fly to Houston  •  5h 29m

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

$123 - $556

Bus, train, night bus  •  26h 14m

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

Bus  •  29h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$138 - $186

Train  •  36h

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

$181 - $260

Drive  •  17h 50m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Houston 1032.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 5h 17m.

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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 Downtown Houston via Nashville, Tn, Cbd West Tc and Downtown Dallas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 58m.

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

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The distance between Indianapolis and Houston is 870 miles. The road distance is 1032.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Houston without a car is to bus via Dallas which takes 24h 58m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Indianapolis to Houston, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Indianapolis, In station.

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Indianapolis to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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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 Nashville, Tn, Dallas, Tx, Cbd West Tc, Gaston @ Good Latimer - N - Ns, and Downtown Dallas in around 24h 58m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $240
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Indianapolis, In to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Downtown Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
megabus.com

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Houston is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus via Dallas, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 24h 58m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $260 and takes 36h.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Indianapolis to Houston bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Downtown Houston station.

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Houston is 1h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 7:42 AM in Indianapolis and 6:42 AM in Houston.

Indianapolis to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Houston is 1032 miles. It takes approximately 17h 50m to drive from Indianapolis to Houston.

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

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There are 812+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 43 min and costs $2.

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