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Houston to Dallas bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€17.64
Shortest duration4h 0m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Houston from Dallas by plane?

A nonstop flight from Houston to Dallas takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes, and you can expect to pay at least $200. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston recommends arriving two hours prior to your departure, so in sum you’re looking at a total travel time of about 3 hours and 15 minutes. For an average price of just $16.54, a bus to Dallas will take just about an hour or so longer.

Does Megabus go to Dallas, Texas?

Megabus does operate between Houston and Dallas, with an average of 3 trips per day. An average trip costs about $20.58, and average travel time is about 4 hours and 14 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Houston to Dallas 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 a car ride from Houston to Dallas?

Driving north on Interstate 45, a typical car ride from Houston to Dallas with minimal traffic takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. Taking a bus from Houston to Dallas is only a bit longer: The fastest trip gets you there in 3 hours and 40 minutes, while the average travel time is closer to 4 hours and 15 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Dallas?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €21.84 was the low point for bus fares from Houston to Dallas. Buses from Dallas to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €21.84 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €10.99 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 225 miles (362 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

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

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Dallas, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Dallas every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Houston to Dallas; ticket prices start at €44.10.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Dallas?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Houston, Texas to Dallas, Texas. Of these two services, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound44h 56m€23.18
Tornado Bus24h 50m€41.24

Book Greyhound from Houston to Dallas from €18. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Houston to Dallas and you can expect on average to pay €23 for a Greyhound ticket to Dallas. In Houston, Greyhound departs to Dallas from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and no other station. In Dallas, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Dallas takes 4 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Dallas in 4 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay €25 for a weekend getaway trip to Dallas.

Book Tornado Bus from Houston to Dallas from €36. There are 2 Tornado Bus schedules from Houston to Dallas and you can expect on average to pay €41 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Dallas. In Houston, Tornado Bus departs to Dallas from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and 4 other stations. In Dallas, Tornado Bus arrives at 535 E Jefferson Blvd and 2 other stations. An average trip on Tornado Bus from Houston to Dallas takes 4 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Dallas in 4 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay €41 for a weekend getaway trip to Dallas.

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Buses to Dallas leave from multiple locations in Houston, Texas. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Houston Southwest Fwy

Where does the bus arrive in Dallas?

Buses arrive in Dallas at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Dallas, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • 535 E Jefferson Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd

Price trends for buses from Houston to Dallas

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Rachelle

8 February 2020 - Visiting friends

Megabus

Pros: I appreciated the bus driver adjusting the temp and putting the heat on. Cons: leg room. Pros: I appreciated the bus driver adjusting the temp and putting the heat on. Cons: leg room.

5.0

Nkateko

23 July 2019 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Staff were great. Helped me with all my issues. Cons: I enjoyed it. Tips: Bus had WiFi. Pros: Staff were great. Helped me with all my issues. Cons: I enjoyed it. Tips: Bus had WiFi.

5.0

Adnan

19 July 2019 - Business

Megabus

Pros: Excellent smooth ride On time departure and arrival Comfortable. Cons: Seats can be more comfortable Because after few hours I felt tired of sitting.. need more cushion... Tips: Best experience I didn’t check if WiFi was working or not. Pros: Excellent smooth ride On time departure and arrival Comfortable. Cons: Seats can be more comfortable Because after few hours I felt tired of sitting.. need more cushion... Tips: Best experience I didn’t check if WiFi was working or not.

5.0

Ayona

7 June 2019 - Business

Greyhound

Pros: Wi-Fi Comfortable Not crowded. I had the seat to myself on both trips. Staff were helpful, kind and professional. Tips: Bring a blanket, snacks, water, headphones and anything else to help make you comfortable. Pros: Wi-Fi Comfortable Not crowded. I had the seat to myself on both trips. Staff were helpful, kind and professional. Tips: Bring a blanket, snacks, water, headphones and anything else to help make you comfortable.

5.0

Jessica

4 June 2019 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: I liked that we arrived on time and my trip was express. I also liked that I was able to carry large luggage. Cons: Bathroom cleaning. Pros: I liked that we arrived on time and my trip was express. I also liked that I was able to carry large luggage. Cons: Bathroom cleaning.

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