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There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Houston by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Miami to Houston  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Houston (IAH) MIA - IAH

$113 - $656

Cheapest option

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Houston  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Houston (IAH) FLL - IAH

$108 - $571

5 alternative options

Fly Miami to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MIA - HOU

$124 - $804

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) FLL - HOU

$124 - $719

Bus  •  30 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx 1247 / ...

$125 - $312

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak

$328 - $937

Drive  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Houston 1193 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Houston is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Houston is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Houston. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Miami Amtrak, Cary Amtrak, Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Miami and Houston is 972 miles. The road distance is 1193 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 54 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Miami to Houston, including transfers.

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Miami to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Miami Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $110 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 30 h 54 min, you could also train, which costs $320 - $950 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 44 min.

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Houston is 1 h behind Miami. It is currently 10:37 AM in Miami and 9:37 AM in Houston.

Map of how to get from Miami to Houston.
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  • Distance: 972.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Miami to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Houston via Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, and Orlando, Fl in around 30 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Miami to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Miami to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
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 Miami Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Houston is 1193 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 20 min to drive from Miami to Houston.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Houston Airport.

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

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