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Journey Information

Houston to Dallas bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.00
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day5
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Houston from Dallas by plane?

A nonstop flight from Houston to Dallas takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes, and you can expect to pay at least $200. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston recommends arriving two hours prior to your departure, so in sum you’re looking at a total travel time of about 3 hours and 15 minutes. For an average price of just $16.54, a bus to Dallas will take just about an hour or so longer.

Does Megabus go to Dallas, Texas?

Megabus does operate between Houston and Dallas, with an average of 3 trips per day. An average trip costs about $20.58, and average travel time is about 4 hours and 14 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Houston to Dallas 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 long is a car ride from Houston to Dallas?

Driving north on Interstate 45, a typical car ride from Houston to Dallas with minimal traffic takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. Taking a bus from Houston to Dallas is only a bit longer: The fastest trip gets you there in 3 hours and 40 minutes, while the average travel time is closer to 4 hours and 15 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Dallas?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $24.00 was the low point for bus fares from Houston to Dallas. Buses from Dallas to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $24.00 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 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $18.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 225 miles (362 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Houston to Dallas for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Dallas, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Dallas, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Dallas every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Dallas; ticket prices start at $52.50.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Dallas?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Houston, Texas to Dallas, Texas. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound44h 56m$29.47
Tornado Bus14h 20m$50.81

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Buses to Dallas leave from multiple locations in Houston, Texas. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Dallas?

Buses arrive in Dallas at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Dallas, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy

Price trends for buses from Houston to Dallas

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX
4.9
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
3.8
Value
3.8
Condition
4.0
Nkateko
5.0
July 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
Staff were great. Helped me with all my issuesStaff were great. Helped me with all my issues
Cons
I enjoyed it.I enjoyed it.
Tips
Bus had WiFiBus had WiFi
Ayona
5.0
June 7, 2019Business
Pros
Wi-Fi Comfortable Not crowded. I had the seat to myself on both trips. Staff were helpful, kind and professional. Wi-Fi Comfortable Not crowded. I had the seat to myself on both trips. Staff were helpful, kind and professional.
Tips
Bring a blanket, snacks, water, headphones and anything else to help make you comfortable. Bring a blanket, snacks, water, headphones and anything else to help make you comfortable.
Jessica
5.0
June 4, 2019Vacation
Pros
I liked that we arrived on time and my trip was express. I also liked that I was able to carry large luggage.I liked that we arrived on time and my trip was express. I also liked that I was able to carry large luggage.
Cons
Bathroom cleaning.Bathroom cleaning.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.0
Rachelle
5.0
February 8, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
I appreciated the bus driver adjusting the temp and putting the heat on. I appreciated the bus driver adjusting the temp and putting the heat on.
Cons
leg roomleg room
Adnan
5.0
July 19, 2019Business
Pros
Excellent smooth ride On time departure and arrival Comfortable Excellent smooth ride On time departure and arrival Comfortable
Cons
Seats can be more comfortable Because after few hours I felt tired of sitting.. need more cushion...Seats can be more comfortable Because after few hours I felt tired of sitting.. need more cushion...
Tips
Best experience I didn’t check if WiFi was working or not Best experience I didn’t check if WiFi was working or not

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