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

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Fly to Houston  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Houston (IAH) MSP - IAH

$93 - $387

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MSP - HOU

$204 - $905

Bus  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$196 - $328

Train, night bus  •  34 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$202 - $583

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Houston 1183.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Houston is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Houston is to fly which costs $90 - $390 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Houston. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Houston, Tx via Oklahoma City, Ok and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 51 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Houston is 1064 miles. The road distance is 1183.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 51 min and costs $190 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Minneapolis to Houston, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Houston bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $90 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $330 and takes 27 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 43 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1063.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Houston via Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City, Ok, and Dallas, Tx in around 27 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
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jeffersonlines.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 Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Houston is 1184 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 23 min to drive from Minneapolis to Houston.

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

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There are 532+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs $2 - $3.

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