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|Shortest Duration||6h 11m|
|Trips per day||13|
There are two bus carriers that provide routes from New Orleans to Houston: Greyhound and Megabus. Greyhound offers 13 trips per day, while Megabus offers 2 per day. On average, tickets run from $20-$22, and the duration of the bus trip is between 6-8 hours.
The only rail line that serves this route is the Amtrak Sunset Limited. The train ride is 9 hours and 18 minutes long, while tickets start at $45. With this information, taking a bus from New Orleans to Houston is clearly the best option. There are more trips per day, tickets are cheaper, and the average duration is an hour faster than the train.
Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from New Orleans to Houston were $22.78.
The best way to find cheap bus tickets from New Orleans to Houston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $8.03 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.
The distance between New Orleans and Houston is approximately 317.92 miles, or 511.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 11 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.
On average there are 13 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from New Orleans to Houston, with an average of 11 trips per day and 229 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from New Orleans to Houston. Of the 13 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to Houston.
Need more travel options? Train tickets from New Orleans to Houston start at $46.00.
Book Greyhound from New Orleans to Houston from $17.00. There are 11 trips per day offered by Greyhound from New Orleans to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $26.15 for a Greyhound ticket to Houston. In New Orleans, Greyhound departs to Houston from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, In Houston, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and 2 other stations.
An average trip on Greyhound from New Orleans to Houston takes 9 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Houston in 6 hours and 11 minutes,
On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $26.78 for a weekend trip to Houston.
Book Megabus from New Orleans to Houston from $1.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from New Orleans to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $24.23 for a Megabus ticket to Houston. In New Orleans, Megabus departs to Houston from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, In Houston, Megabus arrives at 815 Pierce St at Travis St,
An average trip on Megabus from New Orleans to Houston takes 6 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Houston in 6 hours and 11 minutes,
On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $29.48 for a weekend trip to Houston.