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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Houston by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Houston

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Houston (IAH)

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Houston (IAH)

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU)

Fly New York JFK to Houston

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Houston (IAH)

Fly New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU)

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH)

Bus via Sandy Springs

  1. Take the bus from New York to North Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston

Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Houston

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to fly which costs $35 - $310 and takes 6h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 27m and costs $50 - $260.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Houston. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Houston via Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Houston. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Houston via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 5m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Houston is 1429 miles. The road distance is 1640.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Houston without a car is to bus via Sandy Springs which takes 36h 11m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Manhattan to Houston, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 27m and costs $50 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus via Sandy Springs, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 36h 11m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $260 and takes 42h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1429.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Manhattan to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Houston via Canal St, New York, North Atlanta, Buford Hwy Ne @ Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Lindbergh Center Station - North Loop/Morosgo Dr, Lindbergh Center Station, Garnett Station, and Atlanta in around 36h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Buffalo, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Rochester, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Cleveland, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Houston via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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GoTo Bus
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
Bus from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from New York to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 48m.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 7:48 AM in Manhattan and 6:48 AM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Houston is 1641 miles. It takes approximately 27h 12m to drive from Manhattan to Houston.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Houston Airport.

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