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There are 9 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h

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

$157 - $1,149

Cheapest option

Bus Pandora Bus  •  37 h 20 min

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

$144 - $292

7 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Houston  •  6 h 49 min

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

$166 - $725

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

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

$148 - $921

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 43 min

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

$179 - $489

Fly Newark to Houston  •  7 h 10 min

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

$146 - $685

Bus via Chamblee Dunwoody Rd @ Clairview Dr  •  37 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$147 - $276

Train  •  42 h 12 min

  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 Sunset Limited

$239 - $721

Drive  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston 1652 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston is to fly which costs $150 - $1,200 and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 12 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Houston is 1434 miles. The road distance is 1652 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 8 min and costs $140 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $150 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $280 and takes 37 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 42 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 56 min.

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Houston is 1 h behind New York JFK Airport (JFK). It is currently 12:54 PM in New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 11:54 AM in Houston.

Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1434 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Houston, TX, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Kew Gardens - Union Tpke, East Broadway, New York, NY, North Atlanta, Chamblee Dunwoody Rd @ Clairview Dr, Brookhaven/Oglethorpe Station, Brookhaven-Oglethorpe Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 37 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston is 1652 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 34 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Houston.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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There are 531+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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