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Houston to Waco drive

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 Houston Premium Outlets
 North Crest RV Park
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Houston to Waco road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Waco. If you're planning a road trip to Waco, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Houston and Waco. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Houston and Waco. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 40 minutes

10:40 am  Houston Premium Outlets
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:40 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:57 pm  Bryan
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:57 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

2:32 pm  Hearne
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:32 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:53 pm  North Crest RV Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:53 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

6:10 pm  arrive in Waco

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Houston to Waco.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Houston, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Houston Premium Outlets



North Crest RV Park

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Waco, Texas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Waco?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Dr Pepper Museum  (2 mentions)
Flying J  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Waco. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Anita from asked:
RV parks in or near Waco Texas.  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Waco.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Waco to Houston drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Houston? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Houston.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Houston to Waco. Or get a full Houston to Waco flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Houston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Houston!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 185 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 51 minutes
85 Houston travel answers
1 Hearne travel answer
5 Waco travel answers


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