There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Houston by plane, train, night bus, 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 17 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) STL - HOU

$174 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Texarkana, Ar
  3. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx

$98 - $254

3 alternative options

Fly to Houston  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Houston (IAH) STL - IAH

$174 - $606

Train, night bus  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Longview Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx 6489

$110 - $293

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Houston 872.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Houston is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Houston is to fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Houston is 684 miles. The road distance is 872.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from St. Louis to Houston, including transfers.

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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 Memphis, Tn and Texarkana, Ar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Houston is 872 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to drive from St. Louis to Houston.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Houston.
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  • Distance: 683.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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 Memphis, Tn and Texarkana, Ar in around 20 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95

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