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from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

You can get from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX

distanceDistance316 miles (510 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $351
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $33 (€27) • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 316 miles (510 km) by bus, flight or train between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX.

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FAQs

How do I travel from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

The cheapest way to travel from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€24).

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

Taking a bus is usually $4 (€3) less than taking a flight to Houston, TX, which costs on average $33 (€27) for the same trip.

A bus is $323 (€269) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX costing on average $351 (€293).

What is the fastest way to get from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

The fastest way to get to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

Other travel options to Houston, TX can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, getting to Houston, TX by train can take on average 9 h 18 min.

How many miles from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX would I travel?

The distance from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX is approximately 316 miles (510 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

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

  • 4 buses a day.

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

When traveling between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX, what are the departure and arrival points in New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX?

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

    Which travel companies can get me from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX:

    • You can travel from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€24) with Flixbus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX.
    • You can travel by plane from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX with Spirit Airlines, and you can find Spirit Airlines New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets for $33 (€27) on Omio.
    • You can go to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $351 (€293) with Amtrak from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX on Omio.

    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

    Your trip from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX doesn't have to end in Houston, TX. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or London. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or London to your New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Houston, TX today!

    How early should I purchase New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
    • A plane ticket costs $33 (€27) one way on average for this route.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $351 (€293) one way.

    But we recommend booking New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.