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Houston to Wichita Falls drive in 1 day

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 Buffalo (Texas)
 Fort Worth
 Bowie (Texas)
   Wichita Falls 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Houston to Wichita Falls road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Wichita Falls. If you're planning a road trip to Wichita Falls, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Houston and Wichita Falls. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Houston and Wichita Falls. 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 2 hours

10:52 am  Buc-ee's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:52 am
drive for about 51 minutes

12:43 pm  Buffalo (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

2:38 pm  Richland
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:38 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:18 pm  Fort Worth
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:18 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:42 pm  Bowie (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:42 pm
drive for about 1 hour

9:44 pm  arrive in Wichita Falls

driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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

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?

Buc-ee's  (2 mentions)

Buffalo (Texas)


Fort Worth  (30 answers)
    Kimbell Art Museum  (9 mentions)
    Fort Worth Zoo  (5 mentions)
    Billy Bob's Texas  (5 mentions)
    Amon Carter Museum of American Art  (5 mentions)
    Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Fort Worth:
        Joe T. Garcia's
        Love Shack
    questions about Fort Worth:
        Best free things to do in Fort Worth?
        Best neighborhoods for 20 somethings to live

Bowie (Texas)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Wichita Falls, Texas.

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

What are some things to do in Wichita Falls?

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

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!

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

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 Wichita Falls 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 5.5 hours of Houston.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Houston to Wichita Falls. Or get a full Houston to Wichita Falls 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 380 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 29 minutes
85 Houston travel answers
30 Fort Worth travel answers
1 Wichita Falls travel answer


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