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Lafayette - Houston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 42 intercity buses per day from Lafayette to Houston. Traveling by bus from Lafayette to Houston usually takes around 4 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 6.6 minutes.

Distance203 mi (327 km)
Shortest duration2h 7m
Cheapest price$30.99
Trips per day60
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Lafayette to Houston

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Deshannon

July 10, 2020- Vacation

Greyhound

Peaceful and smooth ride, on schedule and made it safely

How much is a bus ticket from Lafayette to Houston?

Bus tickets for a trip from Lafayette to Houston cost $35.84 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JunJun

Bus tickets from Lafayette to Houston are expected to cost between $48 and $92 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Houston within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $48. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Lafayette to Houston, mark your calendar for October. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $43. However, taking the bus from Lafayette to Houston during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $124. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 26 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $49.63 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Lafayette to Houston?

There are 3 bus lines from Lafayette to Houston available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 34 daily trips, Tornado Bus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US73h 49m$39.45
Greyhound64h 17m$45.75
Tornado Bus346h 52m$118.01
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 7 trips per day from Lafayette to Houston, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 6 bus trips from Lafayette to Houston every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 17 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Houston usually start from $31.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 203 miles from Lafayette to Houston. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 6.6 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Lafayette 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Lafayette to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 42 scheduled buses that travel from Lafayette to Houston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 60 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 Lafayette to Houston; ticket prices start at $39.00.

City Information

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Houston, Texas is one of the most populous cities and among the most expansive cities in the U.S. As a result, Houston has become the leading commercial center in the Southern United States. Astronomy aficionados recognize Houston as the city where NASA’s Mission Control Center is located, and music fans know Houston as the birthplace of Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Even though Houston has a relatively small downtown area, it is packed with exciting things you can do while you’re in town. If you’re in the mood for a cultural outing, head to the Theater District where you are sure to find a play or a music performance you’d enjoy, or check out the Museum District that boasts more than 20 different museums and galleries. Since Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse city in the country, its restaurant scene is one of a kind offering a rich variety of cuisines from all over the world. The many experiences available in Houston make it one of Texas' best vacation destinations.

As one of the main metropolitan cities in the U.S., Houston is very well connected to the rest of the country and the world. The main bus and train stations are both located right in the heart of downtown making it easy to get to your final destination by public transit or car. There are also several airports within the city’s vicinity that provide a good variety of options depending on where you’re flying to or from.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lafayette?

Main departure station: 1701 N University Ave

Lafayette has two bus stations with service to Houston.

All bus stations in Lafayette:

  • 1701 N University Ave

  • 100 Lee Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

Main arrival station: Tornado Bus Station - Airport

Buses arrive in Houston at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • Downtown - 605 Gray St

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

  • 2525 Southwest Fwy (Timewise/Shell gas station lot)

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