There are 5 ways to get from Macon to Houston by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Macon, Ga to Atlanta Arpt, Ga
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) ATL - HOU

$127 - $474

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Bus, fly to Houston  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Macon, Ga to Atlanta Arpt, Ga
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Houston (IAH) ATL - IAH

$66 - $366

3 alternative options

Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Macon, Ga to Atlanta, Ga 1154 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$101 - $143

Bus, train  •  24h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Macon, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station

$132 - $193

Drive  •  13h 34m

  1. Drive from Macon to Houston 821.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Macon to Houston is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Macon to Houston is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Macon to Houston. However, there are services departing from Macon, Ga and arriving at Houston, Tx via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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The distance between Macon and Houston is 728 miles. The road distance is 821.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Macon to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 20h 10m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Macon to Houston, including transfers.

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Macon to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Macon, Ga station.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Macon. It is currently 1:30 AM in Macon and 12:30 AM in Houston.

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  • Distance: 728.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Macon, GA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Macon to Houston via Atlanta, Ga in around 20h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
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 Macon, Ga to Atlanta Arpt, Ga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Macon, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
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
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Macon to Houston is 822 miles. It takes approximately 13h 34m to drive from Macon to Houston.

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

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Book your Macon to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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