Train Houston TX - Iowa City IA

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Travel information

Information about the train from Houston to Iowa City. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from Houston to Iowa City. Best of all, getting from Houston to Iowa City is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $139. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from Houston to Iowa City is through Burlington. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.

Iowa City

Tickets and schedules

Step 1

Houston Station

Burlington Station

28h 20m


Amtrak Thruway

Step 2

You can find the most accurate information for the route Burlington IA - Iowa City IA by clicking here

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Houston to Iowa City?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Houston to Iowa City we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak Thruway tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $139 and the most expensive one to go to Iowa City is approximately $167. .Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Burlington -> Iowa City

What time is the first train from Houston?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
Houston -> Burlington: 13:05
Burlington -> Iowa City: -

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak Thruway.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak Thruway?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Houston - Iowa City?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Houston -> Burlington
2.- Burlington -> Iowa City

How far is Houston from Iowa City?

The approximate distance between the two places is 1586 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 28h 20m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Burlington -> Iowa City).

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