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There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Houston by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Pittsburgh to Houston  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Houston (IAH) PIT - IAH

$144 - $447

7 alternative options

Fly Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) PIT - HOU

$155 - $445

Train to Cleveland, fly to Houston  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Houston (IAH) CLE - IAH

$210 - $468

Bus  •  33 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX

$150 - $352

Train, night bus  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station 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

$210 - $601

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  40 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station

$255 - $721

Train  •  45 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station

$262 - $732

Drive  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Houston 1418.1 miles

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Houston is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 23 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Houston is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Houston. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Houston, TX via Columbus, Oh, Cbd West Tc and Dallas/Forth Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Houston station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 46 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Houston is 1143 miles. The road distance is 1418.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 23 min and costs $150 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Pittsburgh to Houston, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $140 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $360 and takes 33 h 23 min, you could also train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 40 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1143.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Houston via Columbus, Oh, Dallas, Tx, Cbd West Tc, Pacific @ Olive - E- Ns, and Dallas/Forth Worth in around 33 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
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 Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
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
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Bus operators
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Pittsburgh to Houston bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Houston, TX station.

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Houston is 1 h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 4:54 AM in Pittsburgh and 3:54 AM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Houston is 1418 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 17 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Houston.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Houston Airport.

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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 Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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