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New Orleans-San Antonio Bus Schedule

Journey Information

New Orleans to San Antonio bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$50.00
Shortest Duration12h 15m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New Orleans to San Antonio 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.

How much is a bus ticket from New Orleans to San Antonio?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $54.67 was the low point for bus fares from New Orleans to San Antonio. Buses from San Antonio to New Orleans are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $54.67 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 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $30.87 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 507 miles (815 kilometers) from New Orleans, LA to San Antonio, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 15 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?

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New Orleans?

There is usually only one bus per day from New Orleans to San Antonio. It leaves the station in New Orleans at 5:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from New Orleans to San Antonio. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New Orleans to San Antonio; ticket prices start at $66.00.

What bus companies travel from New Orleans to San Antonio?

There is one bus company that operates from New Orleans to San Antonio. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound112h 22m$70.16

Where does the bus leave from in New Orleans?

Most buses depart from the main station in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Where does the bus arrive in San Antonio?

All buses from New Orleans arrive at one main station in San Antonio, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St

Price trends for buses from New Orleans to San Antonio

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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