There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Houston by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6h 30m

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

$107 - $312

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Fly Newark to Houston  •  6h 57m

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

$65 - $327

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston  •  6h 34m

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

$86 - $354

Fly New York JFK to Houston  •  7h 9m

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

$113 - $398

Fly New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8h 35m

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

$134 - $276

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH) PHL - IAH

$133 - $599

Bus via East Broadway  •  35h 48m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$119 - $166

Train, night bus  •  38h 26m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the night bus from New Orleans UPT to Downtown Houston FlixBus

$146 - $216

Bus  •  39h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$177 - $244

Train  •  41h 44m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station Sunset Limited

$183 - $263

Drive  •  27h 17m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Houston 1642.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to bus via East Broadway which costs $110 - $170 and takes 35h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Houston. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Houston, Tx via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Houston station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 44m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Houston is 1429 miles. The road distance is 1642.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Houston without a car is to bus via East Broadway which takes 35h 48m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m 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, Ny station.

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Manhattan to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1429.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Manhattan to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Houston via East Broadway, New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, Peachtree St Sw @ Trinity Ave Sw, Peachtree St @ Wall St, and Atlanta, Ga in around 35h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Buffalo, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Rochester, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
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 New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
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 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.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 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 New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from New Orleans UPT to Downtown Houston
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 30m and costs $100 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus via East Broadway, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 35h 48m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 41h 44m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 8:52 AM in Manhattan and 7:52 AM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Houston is 1643 miles. It takes approximately 27h 17m to drive from Manhattan to Houston.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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

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There are 793+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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