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Bus Dallas - Houston: Trip Overview

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4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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$29
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Wi - Fi was awful! Everything else good.

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Traveling between Dallas and Houston by Bus

Dallas and Houston are two of the biggest and most popular destinations in Texas. From Dealey Plaza in Dallas to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, there are crucial pieces of American history waiting for you in both cities. For traveling the Lone Star State via public transportation, here are the options for buses between Dallas and Houston, Texas.

How long can I expect to be on the bus?

Dallas and Houston are about 240 miles apart, around four hours by car without traffic. The Greyhound service between the two cities only takes about 30 – 50 minutes more. If you’re not keen on four-plus hours on the bus, book a ticket from Dallas to Bryan, giving you the opportunity to stretch your legs, and then book another ticket from Bryan to Houston.

What are the schedules like?

There are at least eight scheduled runs per day on Greyhound from Dallas to Houston. You can leave as early as 4am or as late as 10:35pm. Arrive in Houston as early as 8:35am or as late as 2:45am the next day.

How much will it cost?

You may be able to find fares on certain timed routes for as low as $16, but the average one-way fare on is around $21 – $23. You may also be able to save a few dollars by booking a round trip fare versus one way. Busbud sometimes offers discount or promo codes, so check the website regularly.

How do I buy a ticket?

Buying your bus ticket is very simple on Busbud. Do a search of Dallas to Houston and you’ll see the eight or nine scheduled routes. Enter your info and be sure it matches the photo ID you plan to travel with. Reserve your ticket using a credit or debit card, print it out at home, and you’re all set.

Where do the buses leave and depart from in Dallas and Houston?

Buses depart Dallas from the Dallas Greyhound Bus Station on Lamar Street, and arrive at the Houston Greyhound Bus Station on Main Street. The station in Dallas is about 30 minutes from the airport while the Houston station is conveniently located in downtown Houston, about 20 minutes from the airport.

What amenities can I expect to find on the bus?

Economy seats include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and power outlets. There is a bathroom on the bus as well.

What is it like taking the bus vs. flying?

Both Dallas and Houston are busy airports so you’ll be avoiding the congestion in both locations. You’ll save probably a couple hundred dollars between bus fare and what an airline ticket would’ve cost as well. Skip the check in and TSA lines, and no worrying about excess baggage fees and weight on the bus. Sit back in air-conditioned comfort, hop online, and enjoy the scenery along the way. You’ll depart and arrive in each city’s downtown area, saving on time and cab fees to and from the airports as well.

This helpful advice was brought to you by Erin de Santiago of ourtastytravels.com

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Bus Travel Tips

    Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Dallas to Houston.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.
    From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Dallas to Houston.
    Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Dallas to Houston.
    Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Dallas to Houston, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

  • Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.
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