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

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Fly Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) ROC - HOU

$213 - $433

Cheapest option

Fly Rochester to Houston  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Houston (IAH) ROC - IAH

$162 - $435

6 alternative options

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BUF - HOU

$205 - $780

Train, night bus  •  36h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rochester 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

$194 - $542

Bus  •  39h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$168 - $432

Train  •  42h 38m

  1. Take the train from Rochester 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

$239 - $662

Bus, train  •  43h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - Amtrack Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Longview Amtrak Station to Houston Amtrak Station

Drive  •  26h 57m

  1. Drive from Rochester to Houston 1633.6 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Houston is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 26h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Houston is to fly which costs $210 - $440 and takes 7h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Houston. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Houston, Tx via Cleveland, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester station to Houston station. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 38m.

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The distance between Rochester and Houston is 1355 miles. The road distance is 1633.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Houston without a car is to train and night bus which takes 36h 41m and costs $190 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Rochester to Houston, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rochester to Houston is to fly which takes 7h 55m and costs $210 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $440 and takes 39h 19m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $700 and takes 42h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1354.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Rochester to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Houston via Cleveland, Oh and Dallas, Tx in around 39h 19m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Louisville
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 Rochester Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $150
Business Seat
$110 - $150
Bedroom
$460 - $950
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
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
19h 42m
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
9h 18m
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - Amtrack Station
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Longview Amtrak Station to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 32m and has one stopover.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Rochester. It is currently 5:03 AM in Rochester and 4:03 AM in Houston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Houston is 1634 miles. It takes approximately 26h 57m to drive from Rochester to Houston.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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Book your Rochester to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 594+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19m and costs $1.

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