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Journey Information

Dallas to Houston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.00
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day10
Bus lines2

Dallas to Houston Route Map

Dallas Houston

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dallas to Houston 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 Houston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.87 was the low point for bus fares from Dallas to Houston. Buses from Houston to Dallas are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.87 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 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $15.15 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 225 miles (362 kilometers) from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, 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 Houston 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, 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 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dallas to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to Houston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Houston; ticket prices start at $49.00.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Houston?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound75h 46m$30.20
Tornado Bus44h 54m$56.28

Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?

Buses to Houston leave from multiple locations in Dallas, Texas. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

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

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

Buses arrive in Houston at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Houston, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy

Price trends for buses from Dallas to Houston

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX
4.3
Based on 7 ratings and 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

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