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Houston to Lake Charles bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.55
Fastest time2h 5m
Trips per day5
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Houston to Lake Charles

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Houston to Lake Charles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Houston to Lake Charles were $34.53. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $15.31 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Houston to Lake Charles?

The distance between Houston and Lake Charles is approximately 132.84 miles, or 213.73 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 4.8 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Houston to Lake Charles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Houston to Lake Charles by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Houston to Lake Charles has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Houston to Lake Charles, with an average of 2 trips per day and 31 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Houston to Lake Charles. Of the 5 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Houston to Lake Charles starts at $29.22.

3 carriers offer Houston to Lake Charles bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Houston to Lake Charles from $30.55. There are 2 Greyhound schedules from Houston to Lake Charles and you can expect on average to pay $42.22 for a Greyhound ticket to Lake Charles. In Houston, Greyhound departs to Lake Charles from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and no other station. In Lake Charles, Greyhound arrives at 1825 I-10 and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Lake Charles takes 3 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Lake Charles in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $45.70 for a weekend getaway trip to Lake Charles.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 23m
Avg. Price
$42.22

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Houston to Lake Charles from $92.96. There are 3 El Expreso Bus schedules from Houston to Lake Charles and you can expect on average to pay $109.51 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Lake Charles. In Houston, El Expreso Bus departs to Lake Charles from Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood and 2 other stations. In Lake Charles, El Expreso Bus arrives at 804 N Lakeshore Dr and no other station.

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Houston to Lake Charles takes 4 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Lake Charles in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $110.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Lake Charles.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 14m
Avg. Price
$109.51

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Houston to Lake Charles from $92.96. There are 2 Tornado Bus schedules from Houston to Lake Charles and you can expect on average to pay $104.15 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Lake Charles. In Houston, Tornado Bus departs to Lake Charles from Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood and no other station. In Lake Charles, Tornado Bus arrives at 804 N Lakeshore Dr and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Houston to Lake Charles takes 2 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Lake Charles in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $110.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Lake Charles.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 10m
Avg. Price
$104.15

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Houston. Most bus trips to Lake Charles will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Lake Charles at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Lake Charles for trips arriving from Houston:
  • 804 N Lakeshore Dr
  • 1825 I-10