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Journey Information

Dallas to Los Angeles bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$87.00
Shortest Duration23h 25m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dallas to Los Angeles 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 Dallas to Los Angeles?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $87.00 was the low point for bus fares from Dallas to Los Angeles. Buses from Los Angeles to Dallas are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $87.00 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 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $67.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 33 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 1238 miles (1992 kilometers) from Dallas, TX to Los Angeles, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 23 hours and 25.2 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Los Angeles at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Dallas?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dallas to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dallas to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $129.00.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Los Angeles?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Dallas, Texas to Los Angeles, California. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 7 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound71d 9h 27m$112.78
Tornado Bus11d 0h 30m$149.80

Book Greyhound from Dallas to Los Angeles from $87. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Dallas to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $113 for a Greyhound ticket to Los Angeles. In Dallas, Greyhound departs to Los Angeles from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, In Los Angeles, Greyhound arrives at North Hollywood Bus Station and 2 other stations. An average trip on Greyhound from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 33 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Los Angeles in 23 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Book Tornado Bus from Dallas to Los Angeles from $150. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Dallas to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $150 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Los Angeles. In Dallas, Tornado Bus departs to Los Angeles from Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy and 2 other stations. In Los Angeles, Tornado Bus arrives at 611 Maple Ave, An average trip on Tornado Bus from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 24 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Los Angeles in 23 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?

Buses to Los Angeles leave from multiple locations in Dallas, Texas. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy
  • 535 E Jefferson Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

Buses arrive in Los Angeles at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Los Angeles, California:

  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • Union Station
  • 611 Maple Ave

Price trends for buses from Dallas to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

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