There are 4 ways to get from Houston to Ruston by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Monroe, taxi  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Monroe (MLU) IAH - MLU
  2. Take a taxi from Monroe to Ruston

$291 - $1,123

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La 6440
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ 1522 / ...

$66 - $130

2 alternative options

Fly to Shreveport, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Shreveport (SHV) IAH - SHV
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La

$209 - $926

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Ruston 303.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Ruston is 251 miles. The road distance is 303.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Ruston without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Houston to Ruston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Monroe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Ruston is 304 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Houston to Ruston.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston 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 Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Houston to Ruston.
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  • Distance: 251.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Houston to Ruston via Shreveport, La and Grambling St Univ in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Monroe
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 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 Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
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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