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Tulsa - Houston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Tulsa to Houston. Traveling by bus from Tulsa to Houston usually takes around 11 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance443 mi (713 km)
Shortest duration11h 45m
Cheapest price$49.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Tulsa to Houston?

Bus tickets for a trip from Tulsa to Houston cost $56.48 on average. Tickets cheaper than $56.48 are an excellent bargain. 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Tulsa to Houston in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $55 to $121. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 12, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Houston this week, bus tickets are available starting at $63.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Tulsa to Houston is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $77. If you're planning to take the bus from Tulsa to Houston during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $111. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Tulsa to Houston?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Tulsa to Houston that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound111h 45m$80.92
Tornado Bus112h 50m$146.45
  • 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 1 bus trips from Tulsa to Houston every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 45 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Houston usually start from $49.

  • 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 11 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 443 miles from Tulsa to Houston. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Tulsa to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Tulsa to Houston. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information

Houston

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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 Tulsa?

Main departure station: El Mercadito

Tulsa has two bus stations with service to Houston.

All bus stations in Tulsa:

  • El Mercadito

  • Tulsa Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

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Main arrival station: Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

The Bus Terminal at 2121 Main Street is centrally located within downtown Houston and serves as a hub for bus service from Greyhound, Jefferson Lines and Tornado Bus. From Houston’s bus terminal, you might connect to other cities in Texas such as Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, or further afield to Los Angeles and New York. The station is open 24 hours a day, with restrooms, seating, and several food options available onsite. Within a few minutes’ walk from the bus terminal, you’ll find parking, rental car agencies, gas stations, fast food, and a Light Rail station to easily access the rest of Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

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