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Journey Information

Houston to Laredo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$36.00
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day14
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $52.42 was the low point for bus fares from Houston to Laredo. Buses from Laredo to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $52.42 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 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $0.21 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 293 miles (472 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Laredo, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 19.8 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 Laredo 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Laredo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Laredo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Laredo?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston, Texas to Laredo, Texas. With 15 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
Greyhound19h 41m$39.15
Tornado Bus156h 30m$53.50
Turimex Internacional27h 27m$47.00

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

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

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

Where does the bus arrive in Laredo?

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

  • Tornado Bus Station
  • 610 Salinas Ave
  • Bus Station

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Houston, TX to Laredo, TX
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