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from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

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Travel Information to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance316 miles (510 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $44 (€36) • 1 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $44 (€36) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 316 miles (510 km) 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 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, 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 go from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX?

There are 3 ways to get from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA is by taking a flight, which costs on average $44 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Houston, TX:

Taking a flight is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a bus to Houston, TX, which costs on average $51 (€42) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Houston, TX, which costs on average $50 (€41) for the same trip.

What is the quickest 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 16 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 30 min.

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

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

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

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:

  • Around 4 buses per day.

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

When traveling from New Orleans, LA to 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 help me find a way to get 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 between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€42) with Greyhound from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX.
    • You can travel by plane between New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX with Spirit Airlines, and you can find Spirit Airlines New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets for $44 (€36) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX tickets for $50 (€41) on Omio.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour 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 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.
    How early should I purchase tickets to Houston, TX from New Orleans, LA online for 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 $51 (€42) one way on average for this journey.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $44 (€36) one way on average.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $50 (€41) one way for this trip.

    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.