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Buses from San Antonio to Longview

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San Antonio - Longview Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from San Antonio to Longview. Traveling by bus from San Antonio to Longview usually takes around 10 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest El Expreso Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance308 mi (495 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price$169.65
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from San Antonio to Longview

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Longview?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from San Antonio to Longview that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus18h 0m$182.39
Tornado Bus510h 10m$176.93
  • El Expreso Bus

    El Expreso Bus

    Book El Expreso Bus from San Antonio to Longview from $182. There are 1 El Expreso Bus schedules from San Antonio to Longview and you can expect on average to pay for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Longview. In San Antonio, El Expreso Bus departs to Longview from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Longview, El Expreso Bus arrives at 3122 Estes Pkwy and no other station.

    An average trip on El Expreso Bus from San Antonio to Longview takes 8 hours and 0 minutes .

  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a regional bus company that primarily serves the southern United States and Mexico. Founded in 1993, Tornado Bus Company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For Tornado travel from San Antonio to Longview, Tornado operates 5 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from $170.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Antonio to Longview during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 495 kilometers from San Antonio to Longview. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Antonio?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from San Antonio to Longview, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Longview each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from San Antonio to Longview every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Antonio to Longview; ticket prices start at $62.45.

City Information

San Antonio

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San Antonio is a fast-growing city located in the southwest corner of the Texas Triangle. In addition to the alluring year-round warm weather, San Antonio offers a blend of rich history with contemporary attractions and cuisine.

If there's one thing to remember from your trip to San Antonio, it’s the Alamo! This 18th century fortress is one of five Spanish missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, all of which are connected by a scenic hiking and biking trail. If history isn't your thing, the River Walk along the San Antonio River is a much livelier spot. This shaded path is lined with shops and restaurants, and you could spend an entire day strolling, shopping, and eating along the river. Don't sleep on the riverside bars, either – San Antonio is one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S. so you can bar-hop to your heart’s (and your wallet’s) delight.

Traveling with little ones? San Antonio is home to the San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, any one of which will provide a thrilling adventure with no screen time required. Visitors of all ages will find treasures at Historic Market Square, the largest Mexican market in the U.S., where handcrafted art from local artisans is available alongside authentic Mexican food.

San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in Texas, so it is very easy to travel to other nearby destinations in the Lone Star State like Austin, Houston, and Dallas by bus or by train, or to destinations farther afield through the San Antonio International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in San Antonio.

All bus stations in San Antonio:

  • Tornado Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Longview?

Arrival stations

All buses from San Antonio arrive at one main station in Longview.

Bus stations in Longview:

  • 3122 Estes Pkwy

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