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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Houston by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Newark to Houston  •  6 h 22 min

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

$138 - $671

Cheapest option

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston  •  6 h 47 min

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

$136 - $914

9 alternative options

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 48 min

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

$167 - $482

Fly New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 49 min

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

$161 - $1,213

Fly Newark to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) EWR - HOU

$219 - $919

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH) PHL - IAH

$206 - $654

Train to Baltimore, fly to Houston  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Houston (IAH) BWI - IAH

$202 - $1,513

Bus Pandora Bus  •  34 h 24 min

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

$138 - $283

Bus via New York, Ny  •  39 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$161 - $413

Train  •  40 h 35 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 Station Sunset Limited

$237 - $674

Drive  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Drive from New York to Houston 1636.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Houston is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Houston is to fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Houston. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Houston, Tx via Pryor Rd @ University Ave and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Houston station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 35 min.

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The distance between New York and Houston is 1426 miles. The road distance is 1636.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 24 min and costs $130 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from New York to Houston, including transfers.

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New York to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York 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 to Houston is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $290 and takes 34 h 24 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $700 and takes 40 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1426.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

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

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Houston via Pryor Rd @ University Ave, Alabama St @ Forsyth St, and Atlanta, Ga in around 34 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Houston via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 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 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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 41 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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 Station
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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

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Houston is 1 h behind New York. It is currently 6:21 AM in New York and 5:21 AM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Houston is 1637 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 12 min to drive from New York to Houston.

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

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Book your New York to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 582+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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