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There are 5 ways to get from Houston to Ruston by plane, taxi, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Monroe, taxi  •  3h 42m

  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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Night bus, bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La 6492
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La 1522 / ...

$53 - $115

3 alternative options

Fly to Shreveport, bus  •  5h 24m

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

$209 - $926

Bus  •  8h 19m

  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

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Houston to Ruston 303.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Ruston is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Ruston is to fly and taxi which costs $290 - $1,200 and takes 3h 42m.

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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 8h 19m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m 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 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Ruston is 304 miles. It takes approximately 6h 8m 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 $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50m and costs $1 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Ruston.
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  • Distance: 251.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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 8h 19m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Monroe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
59m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Monroe to Ruston
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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