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Journey Information

Houston to Orlando bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$82.00
Shortest Duration20h 22m
Trips per day13
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $125.00 was the low point for bus fares from Houston to Orlando. Buses from Orlando to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $125.00 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 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $57.15 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 24 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 848 miles (1365 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Orlando, FL. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 22.2 minutes. 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 Orlando 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Orlando, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Orlando every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Houston to Orlando; ticket prices start at $282.00.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Orlando?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston, Texas to Orlando, Florida. With 7 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
El Expreso Bus622h 10m$184.27
Greyhound31d 3h 17m$134.72
Tornado Bus71d 1h 45m$185.57

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Buses to Orlando leave from multiple locations in Houston, Texas. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

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

Where does the bus arrive in Orlando?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Orlando, Florida:

  • 2417 W OakRidge Rd
  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy

Price trends for buses from Houston to Orlando

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Prices as travel date approaches


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