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Houston - Lafayette Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 44 intercity buses per day from Houston to Lafayette. Traveling by bus from Houston to Lafayette usually takes around 4 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 39 minutes.

Distance203 mi (327 km)
Shortest duration2h 39m
Cheapest price$28.49
Trips per day59
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Lafayette?

Bus tickets for a trip from Houston to Lafayette cost $33.51 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Houston to Lafayette is expected to be between $36 and $71. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 23, 2024, when tickets are available for July 23, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $36.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Houston to Lafayette are at their cheapest average price in February. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $42. On the other hand, traveling on this route during August might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for August trips cost $88, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 28 days in advance to save up to $63.36.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Lafayette?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston to Lafayette available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 35 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 US103h 54m$36.20
Greyhound44h 10m$42.12
Tornado Bus357h 18m$109.79
  • 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 10 trips per day from Houston to Lafayette, 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 Lafayette every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Lafayette usually start from $29.

  • 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 4 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 203 miles from Houston to Lafayette. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 39 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Houston to Lafayette at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Lafayette, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 44 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Lafayette every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 59 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 Houston to Lafayette; ticket prices start at $35.00.

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 Lafayette leave from 6 stations in Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

  • Downtown - 605 Gray St

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

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

Where does the bus arrive in Lafayette?

Main arrival station: 1701 N University Ave

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

All bus stations in Lafayette:

  • 1701 N University Ave

  • 100 Lee Ave

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