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Journey Information

Orlando to Houston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$108.17
Fastest time21h 45m
Trips per day13
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Orlando to Houston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel this holiday season, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Orlando to Houston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $243.82 was the low point for bus fares from Orlando to Houston. Buses from Houston to Orlando are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $243.82 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets for the upcoming winter holidays is by booking as early as possible. You should book your bus at least 2 days in advance in order to save on winter travel. By doing so, you could save $5.93 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 25 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 848 miles (1365 kilometers) from Orlando, FL to Houston, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Orlando to Houston at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Orlando?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Orlando to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Orlando to Houston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Orlando to Houston; ticket prices start at $447.37.

What bus companies travel from Orlando to Houston?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Orlando, Florida to Houston, Texas. Of these two services, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 11 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound41d 2h 26m$166.19
Tornado Bus111d 1h 42m$271.49

Where does the bus leave from in Orlando?

Orlando, Florida has two bus stations with service to Houston, Texas:

  • 2417 W OakRidge Rd
  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

Buses arrive in Houston at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Houston, Texas:

  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Orlando, FL to Houston, TX
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
December 31, 2019Visiting family
The time was exact as mentionedThe time was exact as mentioned

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