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Houston - Montgomery Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Houston to Montgomery. Traveling by bus from Houston to Montgomery usually takes around 13 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance566 mi (911 km)
Shortest duration9h 9m
Cheapest price$81.47
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Montgomery?

Bus tickets for a trip from Houston to Montgomery cost $100.99 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Montgomery. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Houston to Montgomery, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $102. However, taking the bus from Houston to Montgomery during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $157. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Montgomery?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston to Montgomery available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 16 daily trips, Tornado Bus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US314h 34m$190.67
Greyhound413h 38m$123.60
Tornado Bus1613h 15m$175.75
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Houston to Montgomery, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 Houston to Montgomery every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 38 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Montgomery usually start from $101.

  • 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 13 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 566 miles from Houston to Montgomery. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 9 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Montgomery. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Montgomery, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Montgomery, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Montgomery every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 11 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

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Houston, Texas is one of the most populous cities and among the most expansive cities in the U.S. As a result, Houston has become the leading commercial center in the Southern United States. Astronomy aficionados recognize Houston as the city where NASA’s Mission Control Center is located, and music fans know Houston as the birthplace of Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Even though Houston has a relatively small downtown area, it is packed with exciting things you can do while you’re in town. If you’re in the mood for a cultural outing, head to the Theater District where you are sure to find a play or a music performance you’d enjoy, or check out the Museum District that boasts more than 20 different museums and galleries. Since Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse city in the country, its restaurant scene is one of a kind offering a rich variety of cuisines from all over the world. The many experiences available in Houston make it one of Texas' best vacation destinations.

As one of the main metropolitan cities in the U.S., Houston is very well connected to the rest of the country and the world. The main bus and train stations are both located right in the heart of downtown making it easy to get to your final destination by public transit or car. There are also several airports within the city’s vicinity that provide a good variety of options depending on where you’re flying to or from.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Main departure station: Tornado Bus Station - Airport

Buses to Montgomery leave from 6 stations in Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

  • Downtown - 605 Gray St

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

  • 2525 Southwest Fwy (Timewise/Shell gas station lot)

Where does the bus arrive in Montgomery?

Main arrival station: 980 W South Blvd

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

All bus stations in Montgomery:

  • 980 W South Blvd

  • 495 Molton St

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