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Houston - Oklahoma City Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Houston to Oklahoma City. Traveling by bus from Houston to Oklahoma City usually takes around 14 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance414 mi (666 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price$41.47
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Oklahoma City?

Bus tickets for a trip from Houston to Oklahoma City cost $48.47 on average. Tickets cheaper than $48.47 are an excellent bargain. 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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If you're planning to travel by bus from Houston to Oklahoma City in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $53 to $74. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 26, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Oklahoma City this week, bus tickets are available starting at $54.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Houston to Oklahoma City is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $44. If you're planning to take the bus from Houston to Oklahoma City during September, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $82. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 28 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $86.91 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Oklahoma City?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston to Oklahoma City available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 7 daily trips, FlixBus US 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 US715h 55m$68.99
Greyhound413h 16m$69.09
Tornado Bus18h 25m$145.00
  • 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 7 trips per day from Houston to Oklahoma City, 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 Oklahoma City every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 16 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Oklahoma City usually start from $41.

  • 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 14 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 414 miles from Houston to Oklahoma City. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Oklahoma City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Oklahoma City 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Houston to Oklahoma City; ticket prices start at $78.00.

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.

Oklahoma City

Often overlooked by travelers, Oklahoma City features a treasure trove of fun and quirky little secrets that will keep you enchanted. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Museum of Osteology, which is one of the only two osteology museums in North America. Featuring more than 300 complete skeletons, as well as 400 different skulls, the museum is a unique experience that will leave you pleasantly satisfied. For those interested in the city’s history and its Western heritage, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum offers deep insights into the period.

After a day of exploring the city’s many museums, unwind at Bricktown, which offers some of the best entertainment establishments and eateries in town. Oklahoma City boasts a large population of Vietnamese Americans, and one of the best spots to try out amazing pho noodles is at Pho Ca Dao, a local favorite. In case you want to enjoy the most authentically Oklahoman dishes, try Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the city.

Travelers can catch a bus from several different places in the city depending on the carrier you are traveling with. For train travelers, the Oklahoma City Amtrak station is located right in the heart of downtown making it easily accessible. The city is served by two airports: the Will Rogers World Airport, which is located 6 miles southwest of Downtown, and the Wiley Post Airport, seven miles northwest of the central business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

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Main departure station: Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

The Bus Terminal at 2121 Main Street is centrally located within downtown Houston and serves as a hub for bus service from Greyhound, Jefferson Lines and Tornado Bus. From Houston’s bus terminal, you might connect to other cities in Texas such as Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, or further afield to Los Angeles and New York. The station is open 24 hours a day, with restrooms, seating, and several food options available onsite. Within a few minutes’ walk from the bus terminal, you’ll find parking, rental car agencies, gas stations, fast food, and a Light Rail station to easily access the rest of Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • Downtown - 605 Gray St

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

  • 6590 Southwest Hwy

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

Where does the bus arrive in Oklahoma City?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave

The blue-roofed Bus Terminal on Reno Ave is the primary bus station in Oklahoma City and a hub for travel in the region. Jefferson Lines buses run from this station to cities like Dallas, Houston, Memphis, and Chicago. The station has indoor and outdoor seating and on-site vending machines to grab a quick snack. For travelers arriving in Oklahoma City, the station is near a handful of hotels, all at the same intersection. Still, downtown is a few miles away, so make sure to open up a rideshare app or call a taxi to arrive at your final destination.

All bus stations in Oklahoma City:

  • Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave

  • Plaza Latina

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