How to travel from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX

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from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX

You can get from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX on Aug 11 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMDallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, TX1h08 07:38PMGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX
0 transfers
1441One-way
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11:50AMUnion Station23h20 11:10AMHouston Station
1 transfer
771One-way
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08:45AMDallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, TX1h09 09:54AMGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX
0 transfers
1441One-way
06:36PMDallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, TX1h11 07:47PMWilliam P. Hobby Airport, TX
0 transfers
1441One-way
09:35AMDallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, TX1h15 10:50AMGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX
0 transfers
1441One-way

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Travel Information between Dallas, TX and Houston, TX

distanceDistance224 miles (362 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 23 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $121 (€112) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or United

Travel 224 miles (362 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Houston, TX from Dallas, TX. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or United among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX.

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FAQs

You can travel to Houston, TX from Dallas, TX 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Houston, TX:

A train is $33 (€31) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX costing on average $36 (€33).

Taking a train is usually $119 (€110) less than taking a flight to Houston, TX, which costs on average $121 (€112) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Houston, TX from Dallas, TX is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Houston, TX by train can take on average 23 h 20 min.

Houston, TX is approximately 224 miles (362 km) away from Dallas, TX.

The average frequency per day from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Houston, TX from Dallas, TX as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can take you to Houston, TX by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX for $36 (€33).
    • Travel with United for flights to Houston, TX. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for United Dallas, TX to Houston, TX tickets on Omio for $121 (€112).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 5 direct buses per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Houston, TX as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Houston, TX from Dallas, TX.

    Looking to extend your trip from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX? Many Omio customers who go from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or London from Houston, TX, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When planning your trip from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost on average $36 (€33) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $121 (€112) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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