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Journey Information

Dallas to New Orleans bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$40.00
Shortest Duration11h 55m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dallas to New Orleans 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 New Orleans?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $46.50 was the low point for bus fares from Dallas to New Orleans. Buses from New Orleans to Dallas are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $46.50 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 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $48.05 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 442 miles (711 kilometers) from Dallas, TX to New Orleans, LA. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 55 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 New Orleans 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dallas?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dallas to New Orleans, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to New Orleans every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dallas to New Orleans; ticket prices start at $85.00.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to New Orleans?

There is one bus company that operates from Dallas to New Orleans. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound313h 32m$77.46

Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?

Most buses depart from the main station in Dallas, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St

Where does the bus arrive in New Orleans?

All buses from Dallas arrive at one main station in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Price trends for buses from Dallas to New Orleans

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30NovDec

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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