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San Antonio - Midland Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from San Antonio to Midland. Traveling by bus from San Antonio to Midland usually takes around 13 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance277 mi (446 km)
Shortest duration12h 15m
Cheapest price$59.48
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

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

Bus tickets for a trip from San Antonio to Midland cost $77.98 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from San Antonio to Midland are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $97. On the other hand, traveling on this route during September might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for September trips cost $168, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Midland?

There are 3 bus lines from San Antonio to Midland available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 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 US213h 33m$180.07
Greyhound313h 37m$126.90
Tornado Bus414h 31m$120.00
  • 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 Midland, 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 3 bus trips from San Antonio to Midland every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 37 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Midland usually start from $59.

  • 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 13 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 277 miles from San Antonio to Midland. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 15 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Antonio to Midland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from San Antonio to Midland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

San Antonio

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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.


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Midland is famous because of Interstate 20, a highway where millions of cars pass through every year. However, Midland is not just a city to breeze by. It's also suitable for a couple of night's stay. It has lots of things to offer, such as galleries, parks, historic sites, and shopping areas, as well as some sports-oriented fun and entertainment.

If you would like to know more about Midland's history, visit the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. There's also the Alamo’s first bell located at the Haley Library that's worth checking out. Other museums of interest include the Midland County Historical Museum and Museum of the Southwest.

Those who love the outdoors will surely enjoy Midland's many parks, nature centers, and golf courses. Over at Beal Park and C.J. Kelley Park, visitors can try their hand at fishing. For golfing, the go-to places are the Midland Country Club and Hogan Park Golf Course. Nature trips, on the other hand, are best experienced at the Sibley Nature Center.

Nightlife and entertainment never run dry in Midland at all. For sumptuous food, check out Bourbon Street downtown and Rockin' Rodeo at Loop 250. If you want to do some specialty shopping or are looking for seasonal gifts, drop by the Alldredge Gardens – you'll definitely find what you're looking for.

There isn't a shortage of transportation options at Midland, since it is located right at Interstate 20. There are shuttle services, taxis, and EZ-Rider buses running all over the city. Midland is served by the Midland International Air and Space Port – good luck booking a seat on a spaceship, though. You might have a better shot with ground travel like Tornado Bus and El Expreso Bus to travel from Midland to destinations throughout Texas and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?

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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 Midland?

Main arrival station: Midland Odessa

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

All bus stations in Midland:

  • Midland Odessa

  • Whataburger - 2217 E Interstate 20

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