There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) RDU - HOU

$134 - $805

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1081
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563

$116 - $311

5 alternative options

Fly to Houston  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Houston (IAH) RDU - IAH

$123 - $507

Bus via Durham, NC  •  27 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta ,GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563

$140 - $266

Train, bus  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans to Houston, TX

$168 - $447

Train  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak

$198 - $557

Drive  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Houston 1206.1 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Houston is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 19 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $130 - $850.

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The distance between Raleigh and Houston is 1698 km. The road distance is 1930 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Raleigh to Houston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Houston. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Houston, Tx via Raleigh, Nc and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Houston. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Raleigh to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Houston via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Atlanta, Ga in around 27 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
6 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta ,GA
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com

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