There are 7 ways to get from Dallas to Ruston by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La 1530 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La 1522 / ...

$46 - $98

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Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ

$80 - $157

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to Ruston 256.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Monroe, taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Monroe (MLU) DFW - MLU
  2. Take a taxi from Monroe to Ruston

$273 - $1,073

Fly to Shreveport, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Shreveport (SHV) DFW - SHV
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La

$191 - $876

Fly to El Dorado, drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to El Dorado (ELD) DFW - ELD
  2. Drive from El Dorado to Ruston

$139 - $362

Fly to Longview, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Longview (GGG) DFW - GGG
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La

$131 - $507

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dallas and Ruston is 245 miles. The road distance is 256.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Ruston without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Dallas to Ruston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Monroe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Ruston is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Dallas to Ruston.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Monroe Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Ruston. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 50 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Ruston.
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  • Distance: 244.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Ruston, LA, USA?

You can take a bus from Dallas to Ruston via Shreveport, La and Ruston, La in around 4 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Monroe
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Longview
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to El Dorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Monroe to Ruston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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