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Houston - Live Oak Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Houston to Live Oak. Traveling by bus from Houston to Live Oak usually takes around 15 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance741 mi (1193 km)
Shortest duration12h 30m
Cheapest price$169.43
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Houston to Live Oak?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Houston to Live Oak that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus313h 26m$169.43
Tornado Bus617h 19m$169.43
  • 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 Houston to Live Oak trip is $169 on El Expreso Bus, and they usually make the trip in just 13 hours and 26 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 Houston to Live Oak, Tornado operates 6 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from $169.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Houston to Live Oak 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Houston to Live Oak?

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 741 miles from Houston to Live Oak. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 30 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Live Oak, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Live Oak are there per day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Live Oak every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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

Houston

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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 Live Oak leave from 3 stations in Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

Where does the bus arrive in Live Oak?

Main arrival station: FL-51

All buses from Houston arrive at one main station in Live Oak.

All bus stations in Live Oak:

  • FL-51

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