Directions from San Diego to Houston

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Recommended option

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 15 min

  1. SAN - HOU

$204 - $804

Cheapest option

Fly to Houston  •  5 h 26 min

  1. SAN - IAH

$123 - $506

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  33 h 15 min

$161 - $408

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  38 h 26 min

  1. Tijuana-Reynosa

$136 - $216

Train  •  39 h 9 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner
  2. Sunset Limited

$233 - $724

Drive  •  23 h 30 min

  1. 1477.1 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Diego to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Houston via San Bernardino, Ca and San Antonio, Tx in around 33 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from San Diego to Houston via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Houston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Houston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Diego to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
33 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Houston is 2095 km. The road distance is 2363 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Houston is to bus which costs $130 - $220 and takes 38 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $200 - $850.

No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Houston. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Houston. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Houston, Tx via San Bernardino, Ca and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from San Diego to Houston, including transfers.