Traveling from Houston to Orlando can take just under two hours if you’re flying nonstop. Flights from Houston to Orlando depart from either George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) or William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Flights on this route are available from a variety of airlines, including Southwest, United, and Frontier.
Both IAH and HOU are located in close proximity to the city center of Houston and Orlando, respectively. You can easily reach both locations from the airports by car, Metro bus, or ridesharing service such as Uber or Lyft. If you’re looking to save money, book your flight during the weekday as the price of flights from Houston to Orlando is usually lowest during this time.
Driving to Orlando from Houston takes about 16 hours, but if you plan on making multiple stops along the way, it can be a great road trip opportunity. You can explore everything from museums and state parks to lighthouses and beaches. Orlando is connected to the rest of Florida by several major highways and also has its own public transportation system known as LYNX. You can find more information on LYNX’s website.
Those planning to take the train from Houston to Orlando should keep in mind that Amtrak is currently operating only one train per day on this route. Additionally, tickets tend to be more expensive on Saturday than any other day of the week. However, the good news is that our train partners have implemented a number of policies to help ensure the safety of their passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.