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San Antonio - Longview Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from San Antonio to Longview. Traveling by bus from San Antonio to Longview usually takes around 10 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance308 mi (495 km)
Shortest duration8h 50m
Cheapest price$30.48
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from San Antonio to Longview?

Bus tickets for a trip from San Antonio to Longview cost $42.98 on average. Tickets cheaper than $42.98 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

$90$60$30MayJun

If you're planning to travel by bus from San Antonio to Longview in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $42 to $76. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 1, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Longview this week, bus tickets are available starting at $42.

Monthly avg. prices

$125$100$75$50$25JJASONDJFMAM
If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from San Antonio to Longview, mark your calendar for August. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $76. However, taking the bus from San Antonio to Longview during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $114. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

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 $134.02 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Longview?

There are 3 bus lines from San Antonio to Longview available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound 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 US29h 20m$78.56
Greyhound410h 8m$68.93
Tornado Bus410h 20m$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 2 trips per day from San Antonio to Longview, 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 San Antonio to Longview every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 8 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Longview usually start from $30.

  • 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 10 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 308 miles from San Antonio to Longview. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 50 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.

Because many passengers travel from San Antonio to Longview 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 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Antonio to Longview, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from San Antonio to Longview every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from San Antonio to Longview without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Antonio to Longview; ticket prices start at $49.00.

City Information

San Antonio

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San Antonio, TX - SAT-1

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San Antonio is a fast-growing city located in the southwest corner of the Texas Triangle. In addition to the alluring year-round warm weather, San Antonio offers a blend of rich history with contemporary attractions and cuisine.

If there's one thing to remember from your trip to San Antonio, it’s the Alamo! This 18th century fortress is one of five Spanish missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, all of which are connected by a scenic hiking and biking trail. If history isn't your thing, the River Walk along the San Antonio River is a much livelier spot. This shaded path is lined with shops and restaurants, and you could spend an entire day strolling, shopping, and eating along the river. Don't sleep on the riverside bars, either – San Antonio is one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S. so you can bar-hop to your heart’s (and your wallet’s) delight.

Traveling with little ones? San Antonio is home to the San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, any one of which will provide a thrilling adventure with no screen time required. Visitors of all ages will find treasures at Historic Market Square, the largest Mexican market in the U.S., where handcrafted art from local artisans is available alongside authentic Mexican food.

San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in the Lone Star State, so it is very easy to travel to other Texas destinations like Austin, Houston, and Dallas by bus or by train, or to destinations farther afield through the San Antonio International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?

Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St - SATGLI-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St

The San Antonio Bus Terminal on St. Mary’s Street is open 24 hours a day, and welcomes travelers on Jefferson Lines and Greyhound bus trips throughout Texas and beyond. Just a stone’s throw from the San Antonio River in downtown, the bus station offers connections to local transit via nearby public bus stops and ample parking for those who’d like to leave their car in a lot or garage. Fresh food can be purchased in the station, or stop by any one of the nearby cafes and restaurants for a bite before your trip.

All bus stations in San Antonio:

  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St

  • Tornado Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Longview?

Main arrival station: 908 E Pacific Ave Ste 100

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

All bus stations in Longview:

  • 908 E Pacific Ave Ste 100

  • Shell Gas Station

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