There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Houston by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) DCA - HOU

$145 - $705

Cheapest option

Fly Washington Dulles to Houston  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Houston (IAH) IAD - IAH

$130 - $714

8 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Houston  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Houston (IAH) DCA - IAH

$134 - $807

Train to Baltimore, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BWI - HOU

$188 - $852

Train to Baltimore, fly to Houston  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Houston (IAH) BWI - IAH

$142 - $1,354

Bus via Atlanta, GA  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563

$242 - $370

Train, bus  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to Houston, TX

$181 - $485

Bus  •  35 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga 1051
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563

$143 - $368

Train  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Sunset Limited

$211 - $595

Drive  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Houston 1416.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Houston is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $140 - $750.

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The distance between Washington and Houston is 1960 km. The road distance is 2267 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Washington to Houston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Houston. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Houston, Tx via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington to Houston. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Houston via PENTAGON station, Pentagon Station & Bus Bay U4, S Four Mile Run Dr & #4077, Arlington, VA, Atlanta, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 31 h 3 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Huntsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Houston via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
6 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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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