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Journey Information

Los Angeles to Dallas bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$110.00
Shortest Duration30h 20m
Trips per day7
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Dallas 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, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Los Angeles to Dallas?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Los Angeles to Dallas. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Dallas?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $114.80 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to Dallas. Buses from Dallas to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $114.80 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 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $52.12 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 34 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 1238 miles (1992 kilometers) from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 hours and 20 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 Los Angeles to Dallas 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, 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 Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Dallas, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Dallas every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Los Angeles to Dallas; ticket prices start at $129.00.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Dallas?

There is one bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Dallas. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound71d 10h 15m$135.63

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Most buses depart from the main station in Los Angeles, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Dallas?

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Dallas, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St

Price trends for buses from Los Angeles to Dallas

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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