There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to Houston by plane, bus, train, night 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 Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7 h 46 min

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

$213 - $433

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  37 h 52 min

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

$160 - $417

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Fly Rochester to Houston  •  7 h 36 min

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

$162 - $435

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8 h 51 min

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

$205 - $781

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Houston  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Houston (IAH) BUF - IAH

$174 - $683

Train, night bus  •  36 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$194 - $542

Bus  •  37 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$175 - $451

Train  •  42 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak 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

$239 - $662

Drive  •  26 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Houston 1633.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Houston is to fly which costs $160 - $440 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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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 Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Houston. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 36 min.

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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 36 h 39 min and costs $190 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min 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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Map of how to get from Rochester to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1354.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Rochester to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Houston via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh, and Dallas, Tx in around 37 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Houston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston Hobby Apt via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Houston Hobby Apt via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Houston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
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
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
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
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 Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250
Night bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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