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Houston to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$216.00
Shortest Duration39h 5m
Trips per day5
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How much does a bus ticket from Houston to Philadelphia cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Houston to Philadelphia were $223.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Houston to Philadelphia is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Houston to Philadelphia?

The distance between Houston and Philadelphia is approximately 1340.60 miles, or 2156.94 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 40 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 39 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Houston to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Houston to Philadelphia by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Philadelphia?

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Houston to Philadelphia, with an average of 5 trips per day and 17 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Houston to Philadelphia. Of the 5 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Houston to Philadelphia start at $184.00.

1 carriers offer Houston to Philadelphia bus trips


Book Greyhound from Houston to Philadelphia from $216.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Houston to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $254.74 for a Greyhound ticket to Philadelphia. In Houston, Greyhound departs to Philadelphia from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St, In Philadelphia, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Philadelphia takes 40 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Philadelphia in 39 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $225.67 for a weekend trip to Philadelphia.

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Buses to Philadelphia depart from one main station in Houston:
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
Buses from Houston arrive in Philadelphia at one main station:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St