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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Houston by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Houston  •  6h 28m

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

$52 - $285

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6h 44m

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

$119 - $324

Fly New York JFK to Houston  •  6h 42m

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

$114 - $329

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston  •  6h 58m

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

$71 - $324

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) PHL - HOU

$149 - $512

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH) PHL - IAH

$116 - $312

Bus  •  34h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston "Greyhound"

$113 - $158

Bus via Sandy Springs  •  34h 49m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Atlanta Cus063 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston "Greyhound"

$146 - $200

Train  •  40h 35m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Sunset Limited

$182 - $253

Drive  •  27h 7m

  1. Drive from New York to Houston 1635.5 miles

$160 - $240

New York to Houston by train

The train journey time between New York and Houston is around 3 days 5h and covers a distance of around 1747 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3 days 5h. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Houston train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Houston. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Houston is to fly which costs $70 - $330 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Houston is to fly which costs $50 - $290 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Houston. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 19 Allen St and arriving at Houston via Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Houston. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Houston via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 35m.

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The distance between New York and Houston is 1426 miles. The road distance is 1635.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 34h 10m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from New York to Houston, including transfers.

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New York to Houston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from New York, NY - 19 Allen St station.

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New York to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 28m and costs $50 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 34h 10m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $260 and takes 40h 35m.

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  • Distance: 1426.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Houston via Atlanta, GA and Atlanta in around 34h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Newark to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Newark to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Newark to Houston via Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.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 to Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
GoTo Bus

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 48m.

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New York to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston station.

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Houston is 1h behind New York. It is currently 2:19 PM in New York and 1:19 PM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Houston is 1636 miles. It takes approximately 27h 7m to drive from New York to Houston.

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

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