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Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration3h 29m
Trips per day22
bus carriers3
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Dallas to Houston
4.3
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
3.5
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Tony
4.0
October 6, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Travel time short and pricing.
Cons
New buses always help. Digital signage.
Tips
Look around before buying. I saved because doing what I said.
Steven
4.0
June 29, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The bus was fantastic. The trip was very easy. I enjoyed not having to drive myself and the price was super low.
Cons
The bus station in both Dallas and Houston were fine. However, the area of town in Houston was not very desirable. There were too many jobless men wandering around. If I were a woman, I would not not have felt comfortable by myself near the station. If Greyhound could r...More
Tips
There was a place to plug in your phone or tablet for each seat. There is a rest stop every two hours and toilet on board. The temperature was very comfortable. Other than the location of the bus terminal, the trip was fantastic.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
Pedro
5.0
December 9, 2019
Pros
All Fine thank you
Cynthia
4.0
October 18, 2019Visiting family
Pros
No driving...no parking ... ease of planning and making reservations

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
1.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

How much is the Megabus from Dallas to Houston?

If you’re lucky enough to be the first person to reserve your seat on a Megabus from Dallas to Houston, you’ll only have to pay $1. After that first ticket is sold, however, prices rise. On average, you can expect to pay $19.94 for a Megabus ticket from Dallas to Houston.

How much does a bus ticket from Dallas to Houston cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Dallas to Houston were $14.68.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Dallas to Houston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $13.40 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Dallas to Houston?

The distance between Dallas and Houston is approximately 224.92 miles, or 361.88 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 28.8 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Dallas to Houston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Dallas to Houston by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Houston?

On average there are 22 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Dallas to Houston, with an average of 16 trips per day and 329 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Dallas to Houston. Of the 22 trips there are 13 trips that are direct connections to Houston.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Dallas to Houston start at $60.00.

3 carriers offer Dallas to Houston bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Dallas to Houston from $13.00. There are 16 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Dallas to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $23.48 for a Greyhound ticket to Houston. In Dallas, Greyhound departs to Houston from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, In Houston, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Dallas to Houston takes 5 hours and 19 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Houston in 3 hours and 29 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 18 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.39 for a weekend trip to Houston.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 19m
Avg. Price
$23.48

Megabus

Book Megabus from Dallas to Houston from $1.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Megabus from Dallas to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $18.21 for a Megabus ticket to Houston. In Dallas, Megabus departs to Houston from DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St, In Houston, Megabus arrives at 815 Pierce St at Travis St,

An average trip on Megabus from Dallas to Houston takes 3 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Houston in 3 hours and 29 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.37 for a weekend trip to Houston.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 54m
Avg. Price
$18.21

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Dallas to Houston from $25.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Dallas to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $38.57 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Houston. In Dallas, Tornado Bus departs to Houston from 501 E Jefferson Blvd and one other station. In Houston, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station - Airport and one other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Houston in 3 hours and 29 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $38.33 for a weekend trip to Houston.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 24m
Avg. Price
$38.57
There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Houston will depart from these stations in Dallas:
  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy
Buses arrive in Houston at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Houston for trips arriving from Dallas:
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • 815 Pierce St at Travis St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood