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

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Fly to Houston  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Houston (IAH) LIT - IAH

$222 - $905

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Texarkana, Ar 1511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx 6495

$56 - $144

5 alternative options

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) LIT - HOU

$213 - $1,003

Train, night bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to Longview Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx 6489

$71 - $171

Train  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Sunset Limited

$137 - $379

Bus, night bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Texarkana, Ar 1511 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx 6489

$56 - $144

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Houston 448.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Little Rock to Houston is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Little Rock to Houston is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Little Rock to Houston. However, there are services departing from Little Rock, Ar and arriving at Houston, Tx via Texarkana, Ar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Little Rock station to Houston. However, there are services departing from Little Rock Union Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak via San Antonio Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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The distance between Little Rock and Houston is 391 miles. The road distance is 448.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Houston without a car is to train and night bus which takes 10 h 38 min and costs $70 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Little Rock to Houston, including transfers.

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Little Rock to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Little Rock, Ar station.

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Little Rock to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Little Rock Union Station.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Houston is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $220 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $380 and takes 24 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Little Rock to Houston.
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  • Distance: 390.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Little Rock, AR, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Little Rock to Houston every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Houston via Texarkana, Ar in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Little Rock to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Little Rock to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Little Rock to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Little Rock to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Little Rock to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 Little Rock Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Little Rock Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Little Rock, Ar to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95

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The quickest flight from Little Rock Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 34 min.

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Little Rock to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Little Rock to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Little Rock to Houston is 448 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to drive from Little Rock to Houston.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Little Rock Airport to Houston Airport.

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Book your Little Rock to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Little Rock Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 13 min and costs $2.

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