There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Houston by plane, train, 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 to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 32 min

  1. STL - HOU

$174 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 10 min

$74 - $120

3 alternative options

Fly to Houston  •  4 h 57 min

  1. STL - IAH

$173 - $606

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Texas Eagle
  2. 6021 / ...

$110 - $293

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. 872.3 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from St. Louis to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Houston via Dallas/Forth Worth in around 20 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt via Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from St. Louis, MO to Dallas/Forth Worth
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St. Louis and Houston is 1094 km. The road distance is 1396 km.

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Houston is to bus which costs $70 - $120 and takes 20 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Houston is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $170 - $800.

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Houston. However, there are services departing from St. Louis, MO and arriving at Houston, TX via Dallas/Forth Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from St. Louis to Houston, including transfers.