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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, or Detroit-Southwest when they travel from Detroit to Houston. Book your trip to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Uptown. The distance between Detroit and Houston is 1732 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and Houston have 307 direct flights per week.

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Houston travel tips

1) Catch buses in Houston from 14:00 to 18:00

Planning your day in Houston without a car, bear in mind bus routes are limited. They run between 14:00 and 18:00 and each ride costs only $1.25.

2) Purchase useful and reasonable souvenirs at Republic Boot Co. in Houston

Republic Boot Co., located on 4222 San Felipe Street in Houston, offers you to forget about silly and useless souvenirs. Take home a pair of crafted by hand cowboy boots. They use only high-quality leather and these boots will serve you years and years. The king of westerns John Wayne also bought a pair here.

3) The list of books at Brazos Bookstore in Houston never ends

Head to 2421 Bissonnet Street in Houston and you are unlikely to leave with empty hands. History, gardening, bibles, comics, crafts, and many others. This store has a book on every single theme.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Houston?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Houston takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Detroit and Houston?
The flight distance between Detroit and Houston is 1732 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Houston?
Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Houston. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and Orlando, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, London, San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Atlanta, Austin, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Tampa, Guadalajara, Miami, Salt Lake City.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, New York, Phoenix, Mexico City, Seattle, Philadelphia, Orlando, Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Raleigh, Monterrey, London, Oakland, Fort Lauderdale, Guadalajara.
Which airports are there in Detroit?
Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Bishop International, Akron–Canton, Fort Wayne International, Windsor International, Toledo Express, Capital Region International, London International, MBS International.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Jack Brooks Regional, Lake Charles Regional, Easterwood, Victoria Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Detroit?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Amtrak train, Indian Trails.
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