How to travel from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

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Travel Information from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

distanceDistance316 miles (510 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$64 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $64 (€57) • 9 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€159) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 316 miles (510 km) between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX.

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There are 4 ways to get from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA is by taking a train with an average price of $64 (€57).

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

Taking a train is about $5 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $69 (€62) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $113 (€101) less than taking a flight to Houston, TX, which costs on average $176 (€159) for the same trip.

The fastest way from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to Houston, TX that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Houston, TX by bus can take on average 6 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 18 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 316 miles (510 km) between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX.

The average frequency per day from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

    • Travel with Flixbus to go to Houston, TX by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets on Omio for $69 (€62).
    • Spirit Airlines can take you to Houston, TX by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Spirit Airlines from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX for $176 (€159).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Houston, TX by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets on Omio for $64 (€57).

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

    • You'll find 2 direct buses per day with Flixbus.

    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 from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX.

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

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $69 (€62) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $176 (€159) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $64 (€57) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from New Orleans, LA 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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