Travel from Washington to Houston

Train, bus or fly from Washington to Houston?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Houston via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak in around 36 h 20 min.

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How to get from Washington to Houston

ModeDurationPrice
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Houston Hobby Apt airport, then line 040 bus to Houston.5 h 52 min$275
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Houston airport, then bus to Houston.5 h 52 min$265
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Wiehle-Reston East Station, bus to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Houston airport, then bus to Houston.6 h 31 min$262
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Houston airport, then bus to Houston.6 h 3 min$281
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Houston Hobby Apt airport, then line 040 bus to Houston.6 h 7 min$371
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to New Orleans, LA then bus to Houston, TX.32 h 27 min$350
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak then train to Houston Amtrak.36 h 20 min$425
From Washington Megabus to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Megabus to Dallas/Forth Worth, then bus to Houston, TX.36 h 40 min$193
From Washington, DC bus to Richmond, VA, bus to Dallas, TX, then bus to Houston, TX.38 h 5 min$169
From Washington drive to Houston.23 h 25 min$169

How long does it take to get from Washington to Houston?

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Washington to Houston, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Washington and Houston?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Houston?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Houston. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Houston, TX via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb and Dallas/Forth Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 40 min.

Operators from Washington to Houston

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Metropolitan Transit Harris CountyMetropolitan Transit Harris County
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
MWAA+1(703) 417-8600MWAA
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA