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Nashville to Houston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$159.00
Shortest Duration18h 30m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Nashville to Houston 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Nashville to Houston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $178.33 was the low point for bus fares from Nashville to Houston. Buses from Houston to Nashville are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $178.33 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 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $13.14 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 21 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 665 miles (1071 kilometers) from Nashville to Houston. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 30 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?

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nashville?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nashville to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Nashville to Houston. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Nashville to Houston; ticket prices start at $117.00.

What bus companies travel from Nashville to Houston?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Nashville to Houston. Of these two services, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21d 0h 42m$197.71
Tornado Bus218h 43m$191.83

Where does the bus leave from in Nashville?

Buses to Houston leave from multiple locations in Nashville, Tennessee. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • 4031 Nolensville Pike
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

Buses arrive in Houston at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Houston, Texas:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd

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