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El Paso - Midland Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from El Paso to Midland. Traveling by bus from El Paso to Midland usually takes around 5 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance259 mi (417 km)
Shortest duration5h 5m
Cheapest price$61.99
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from El Paso to Midland?

Bus tickets for a trip from El Paso to Midland cost $74.65 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from El Paso to Midland in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $62 to $97. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 24, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Midland this week, bus tickets are available starting at $64.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from El Paso to Midland are usually around $69 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 11 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $17.90 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from El Paso to Midland?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from El Paso to Midland that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound45h 25m$79.39
Tornado Bus15h 5m$93.00
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from El Paso to Midland every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Midland usually start from $62.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 259 miles from El Paso to Midland. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 5 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from El Paso to Midland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from El Paso to Midland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from El Paso to Midland without transferring.

City Information

El Paso

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El Paso takes you to a world of art, history, entertainment, and style. Also known as the Sun City, El Paso is more than just stories of outlaws and their notoriety. While it is the city where one can learn about the lives of jailbreaker Billy the Kid and gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, it is also home to inspiring historical figures such as city attorney Richard F. Burges and missionary Fray Garcia.

El Paso has an exciting mix of art galleries and museums that depicts the city's rich culture and history. These are the reasons why El Paso lures thousands of painters, sculptors, photographers, and muralists from around the world. Among the best art galleries in the area are the Agave Rosa Gallery, Encaustic International Art Studio, and Ho Baron Sculpture Garden.

El Paso delivers when it comes to family and adult entertainment as well. Kids would surely love exploring the El Paso Zoo, trying the rides at the Western Playland, and biking along the Rio Grande. For adults, El Paso's regional casinos are worth visiting. And if you’re a fan of a mixed drink, El Paso is home to some of the country’s cheapest cocktails.

El Paso is easily accessible via train, bus, or air. Flights arrive at the El Paso International Airport or just north of the state border in Las Cruces, NM (the Las Cruces Shuttle runs from this airport to El Paso several times daily). Ground travel includes train service on Amtrak and bus service on several major bus carriers from El Paso to other destinations in Texas and beyond.


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Midland is famous because of Interstate 20, a highway where millions of cars pass through every year. However, Midland is not just a city to breeze by. It's also suitable for a couple of night's stay. It has lots of things to offer, such as galleries, parks, historic sites, and shopping areas, as well as some sports-oriented fun and entertainment.

If you would like to know more about Midland's history, visit the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. There's also the Alamo’s first bell located at the Haley Library that's worth checking out. Other museums of interest include the Midland County Historical Museum and Museum of the Southwest.

Those who love the outdoors will surely enjoy Midland's many parks, nature centers, and golf courses. Over at Beal Park and C.J. Kelley Park, visitors can try their hand at fishing. For golfing, the go-to places are the Midland Country Club and Hogan Park Golf Course. Nature trips, on the other hand, are best experienced at the Sibley Nature Center.

Nightlife and entertainment never run dry in Midland at all. For sumptuous food, check out Bourbon Street downtown and Rockin' Rodeo at Loop 250. If you want to do some specialty shopping or are looking for seasonal gifts, drop by the Alldredge Gardens – you'll definitely find what you're looking for.

There isn't a shortage of transportation options at Midland, since it is located right at Interstate 20. There are shuttle services, taxis, and EZ-Rider buses running all over the city. Midland is served by the Midland International Air and Space Port – good luck booking a seat on a spaceship, though. You might have a better shot with ground travel like Tornado Bus and El Expreso Bus to travel from Midland to destinations throughout Texas and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in El Paso?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal

The Greyhound bus Station in El Paso is in the center of the city, surrounded by steak houses, restaurants, convenience stores, and hotels. The Southwest University park is only a few blocks away from the bus terminal, which is perfect if you want to stretch your legs and get some fresh air while waiting for a connection.

All bus stations in El Paso:

  • Bus Terminal

  • 400 W Paisano Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Midland?

Main arrival station: Midland Odessa

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Midland.

All bus stations in Midland:

  • Midland Odessa

  • Whataburger - 2217 E Interstate 20

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