There are 11 ways to get from Kentucky to Texas 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 Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) LEX - DFW

$273 - $830

Cheapest option

Bus via Texarkana, Ar  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Texarkana, Ar
  3. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx

$108 - $278

9 alternative options

Fly Louisville to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) SDF - DFW

$242 - $423

Fly Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) CVG - DFW

$132 - $402

Fly Louisville to Houston  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Houston (IAH) SDF - IAH

$203 - $467

Fly Covington to Austin  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Austin (AUS) CVG - AUS

$133 - $256

Bus to Evansville, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Owensboro, KY to Evansville
  2. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) EVV - DFW

$220 - $430

Bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$116 - $293

Bus, train, night bus  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Evansville
  2. Take the bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Longview Amtrak
  4. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$169 - $402

Bus #2  •  27 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563

$120 - $261

Drive  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Houston 1031.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kentucky to Texas is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kentucky to Texas is to fly which costs $270 - $850 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to Texas. However, there are services departing from Louisville, Ky and arriving at Houston, Tx via Nashville, Tn and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 25 min.

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The distance between Kentucky and Texas is 911 miles. The road distance is 1031.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Texas without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 25 min and costs $110 - $300.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Kentucky to Texas, including transfers.

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Kentucky to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Louisville, Ky station.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Texas is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $270 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $300 and takes 22 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Kentucky to Texas.
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  • Distance: 911.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Kentucky, USA and Texas, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Lexington to Arlington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Louisville to Houston via Nashville, Tn and Dallas, Tx in around 22 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Louisville to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Covington to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Covington to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Evansville to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Evansville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Louisville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Louisville to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Covington to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Evansville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Lexington to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Louisville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Louisville to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Covington to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Evansville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Covington to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 St. Louis Gateway Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Owensboro, KY to Evansville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Evansville
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.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 Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
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
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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