Directions from Minneapolis to Houston

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Recommended option

Fly to Houston  •  5 h 22 min

  1. MSP - IAH

$93 - $387

6 alternative options

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 55 min

  1. MSP - HOU

$204 - $905

Bus via Kansas City, Mo  •  25 h 55 min

  1. 801 / ...

$164 - $331

Bus  •  28 h 26 min

  1. 801

$194 - $296

Train, night bus  •  34 h 19 min

$202 - $583

Train  •  40 h 33 min

$247 - $703

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  1. 1183.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and Houston is 1702 km. The road distance is 1894 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $90 - $390.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Houston. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Houston, Tx via Kansas City, Mo and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Minneapolis to Houston, including transfers.

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Houston via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, and Dallas, Tx in around 25 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
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
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
6 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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
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
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
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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