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Dallas - Shreveport Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Dallas to Shreveport. Traveling by bus from Dallas to Shreveport usually takes around 7 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest El Expreso Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 34.8 minutes.

Distance178 mi (287 km)
Shortest duration3h 35m
Cheapest price$85.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Dallas to Shreveport?

The average price for a bus ticket to Shreveport is $85.00, If you are able to find a ticket cheaper than $85.00 you have found a unique deal. We recommend that you should complete your reservation promptly as prices can change quickly. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $36 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Dallas to Shreveport in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $83 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 12 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $1.15 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Shreveport?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Dallas to Shreveport that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 9 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus13h 35m$85.38
Tornado Bus97h 30m$85.37
  • El Expreso Bus

    El Expreso Bus

    El Expreso Bus, a sub-brand of Tornado Bus Company, operates intercity bus trips in the United States, plus several routes that cross the border into Mexico. The carrier’s professional and helpful staff are often fluent in both English and Spanish. El Expreso buses feature comfortable seats, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and free WiFi. The average ticket price for a Dallas to Shreveport trip is $85 on El Expreso Bus, and they usually make the trip in just 3 hours and 35 minutes.

  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a regional bus company that primarily serves the southern United States and Mexico. Founded in 1993, Tornado Bus Company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For Tornado travel from Dallas to Shreveport, Tornado operates 9 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from $85.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dallas to Shreveport during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Dallas to Shreveport?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 178 miles from Dallas to Shreveport. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 34.8 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Dallas to Shreveport at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dallas?

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

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to Shreveport every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dallas to Shreveport; ticket prices start at $13.00.

City Information

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Dallas is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Texas, as well as one of the state's best vacation destinations. While it is one of the foremost business, telecommunications and transportation hubs in the United States, Dallas is also one of the most exciting cities when it comes to culture and nightlife opportunities.

When you are planning a trip to Dallas, make sure you leave time in your schedule to check out some of the city’s world-famous museums. Some must-visits include The Sixth Floor Museum (that commemorates the assassination of John F. Kennedy), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

If you want some fresh air and a feast to the eyes, you must visit the remarkable Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which boasts one of the best botanical collections in the entire country. And if you are after some tasty grub and good people watching, then head to Stone Street Gardens, a row of restaurants located on a charming red brick strip surrounded with tons of greenery.

Both the main train station in Dallas, the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station, and the main bus station are located in the heart of the city’s downtown historic district just a few blocks away from each other. That makes it super convenient to travel to Dallas from various places in Texas and the rest of the U.S. or Mexico. The stations’ central location also allows for an easy transfer to and from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that is located pretty far outside the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?

Main departure station: 535 E Jefferson Blvd

Dallas has two bus stations with service to Shreveport.

All bus stations in Dallas:

  • 535 E Jefferson Blvd

  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy

Where does the bus arrive in Shreveport?

Buses arrive in Shreveport at 0 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

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