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Austin - Laredo Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity buses per day from Austin to Laredo. Traveling by bus from Austin to Laredo usually takes around 5 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 26.833 minutes.

Distance216 mi (348 km)
Shortest duration3h 27m
Cheapest price$30.98
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Austin to Laredo

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Olga

October 8, 2019- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: That the bus was not full and I had a seat for myself. And every seat has their own connections to charge the phone . Cons: I don't know if the 📺 worked but they were off. Tips: I recomend. Greyhound .

How much is a bus ticket from Austin to Laredo?

Bus tickets for a trip from Austin to Laredo cost $38.72 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Austin to Laredo in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $38 to $46. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 24, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Laredo this week, bus tickets are available starting at $38.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Austin to Laredo, mark your calendar for February. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $39. However, taking the bus from Austin to Laredo during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $45. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 23 days in advance to save up to $14.06.

What bus companies travel from Austin to Laredo?

There are 3 bus lines from Austin to Laredo available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, FlixBus US 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 US95h 28m$43.12
Greyhound65h 31m$42.12
Tornado Bus64h 3m$74.71
  • 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 9 trips per day from Austin to Laredo, 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 Austin to Laredo every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 31 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Laredo 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 5 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 216 miles from Austin to Laredo. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 26.833 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.

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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Laredo, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Austin to Laredo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from Austin to Laredo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Austin

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Austin, TX - AUS-1

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Austin is the capital of the Lone Star State and one of the best vacation destinations in Texas. Known as Texas’s “weird” city, Austin is famous for being the southern mecca for the arts. In addition to being a hot spot for both emerging and established artists from Texas and the surrounding states, Austin is well known for its eclectic live music scene. In addition, the University of Texas’ main campus is located in Austin, which makes the city a popular destination for young people from all over the world, keeping it vibrant at all times. It’s no surprise that it ranks among the top party cities in the U.S.

While you’re in town, make sure to stop by the hip South Congress neighborhood to shop at the trendy boutiques and grab some grub at the authentically Austin restaurants. Since Austin is one of the best craft beer cities in the country, you won’t regret checking out some of the local breweries too. After that, head over to Lady Bird Lake and rent a kayak for a relaxing paddling session on the water, or simply go for a walk on the picturesque Hike & Bike Trail. Finally, spend the night bar hopping along the pedestrian-only Sixth Street.

While the Austin airport is located on the outskirts of the city, the main train station is right in the heart of downtown. Similarly, the two bus stations that serve Austin are located close to the city center, making ground transportation the more convenient way to travel in and out of town.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Austin?

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Main departure station: Eastside Bus Plz

Travelers to and from the capital of Texas will likely stop through the bus station at 916 E Koenig Lane. Located in Austin’s quaint North Loop neighborhood, and with close proximity to several main highways, this station serves bus trips from both Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. The station has a comfortable seating area inside, along with restrooms and vending machines for on-the-go snacks. Takeout restaurants, coffeeshops, and a range of stores surround the station for those seeking heartier food options before or after their bus trip.

All bus stations in Austin:

  • Eastside Bus Plz

  • 711 E Ben White Blvd

  • South Congress - 710 E Ben White Blvd.

  • Downtown Austin

Where does the bus arrive in Laredo?

Main arrival station: 610 Salinas Ave

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Laredo.

All bus stations in Laredo:

  • 610 Salinas Ave

  • Tornado Bus Station

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