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

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Fly Newark to Houston  •  6h 3m

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

$62 - $268

9 alternative options

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston  •  6h 50m

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

$74 - $421

Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 4m

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

$142 - $341

Fly New York JFK to Houston  •  7h 12m

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

$115 - $392

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH) PHL - IAH

$115 - $309

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) PHL - HOU

$148 - $509

Bus via 34 St-Herald Sq  •  35h 56m

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

$119 - $170

Bus  •  41h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston "Greyhound"

$179 - $246

Train  •  41h 43m

  1. Take the train from Newark to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Sunset Limited

$181 - $252

Drive  •  26h 56m

  1. Drive from Newark to Houston 1626.2 miles

$150 - $230

Newark to Houston by train, walk, subway and bus

The journey time between Newark and Houston is around 44h 33m and covers a distance of around 1756 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 44h 23m. Operated by NJ Transit, MTA, Coach Run and others, the Newark to Houston service departs from Newark Penn Station and arrives in Houston. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
44h 33m
Fastest journey time:
44h 23m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$119
Carbon emissions:
348 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:07
Last service departs at:
21:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Houston train, walk, subway and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Houston is to fly which costs $60 - $270 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Houston is to fly which costs $60 - $270 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Houston. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Houston via Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Houston. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Houston via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 43m.

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The distance between Newark and Houston is 1418 miles. The road distance is 1626.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Houston without a car is to bus via 34 St-Herald Sq which takes 35h 56m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Newark to Houston, including transfers.

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Newark to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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Newark to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs $60 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus via 34 St-Herald Sq, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 35h 56m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $260 and takes 41h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1418.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from Newark to Houston every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Houston via New York Penn Station, 34 St-Herald Sq, Grand St, New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, and Atlanta in around 35h 56m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Richmond
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday and Friday
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 Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Newark to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
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 Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
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
Bus from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 43m.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Newark. It is currently 8:50 PM in Newark and 7:50 PM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Houston is 1626 miles. It takes approximately 26h 56m to drive from Newark to Houston.

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

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There are 431+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $4.

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