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There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Houston  •  4h 8m

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

$92 - $383

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 56m

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

$207 - $911

Bus  •  28h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$165 - $335

Bus, train, night bus  •  35h 3m

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

$175 - $462

Train, night bus  •  35h 18m

  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 Station
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$203 - $587

Drive  •  19h 16m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) 1176 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) is to fly which costs $90 - $390 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH). However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Bush Iah Terminal C via Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx and Travis St @ Preston St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 58m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Houston Airport (IAH) is 1048 miles. The road distance is 1176 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) without a car is to bus which takes 28h 58m and costs $160 - $340.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH), including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs $90 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $340 and takes 28h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH).
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  • Distance: 1048.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Houston Airport (IAH), USA?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx, and Travis St @ Preston St in around 28h 58m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
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
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
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
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
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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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 Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH) is 1176 miles. It takes approximately 19h 16m to drive from Minneapolis to Houston Airport (IAH).

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

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There are 85+ hotels available in Houston Airport (IAH). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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

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