There are 8 ways to get from El Salvador to Houston by plane, car, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly San Salvador to Houston  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Houston (IAH) SAL - IAH

$224 - $459

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
  3. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 898
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx

$176 - $383

6 alternative options

Fly San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SAL - HOU

$235 - $757

Drive to Tegucigalpa, fly to Houston  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from San Miguel to Tegucigalpa
  2. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to Houston (IAH) TGU - IAH

$245 - $1,524

Bus via Puebla CAPU  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Puebla CAPU
  4. Take the bus from Puebla to Nuevo Laredo
  5. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to San Antonio
  6. Take the bus from San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX

$264 - $486

Bus via México Central Norte  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx

$218 - $431

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
  4. Take the bus from Matamoros to San Antonio
  5. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak

$203 - $403

Drive  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Houston 1800.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Salvador to Houston is to drive which costs $210 - $310 and takes 38 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Salvador to Houston is to fly which costs $220 - $460 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between El Salvador and Houston is 1895 km. The road distance is 2880.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from El Salvador to Houston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Salvador to Houston. However, there are services departing from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos and arriving at Houston, TX via Guatemala City, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Puebla, Nuevo Laredo and San Antonio, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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What companies run services between El Salvador and Houston, TX, USA?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ilopango to Houston every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Salvador to Houston via San Salvador, Tapachula, Matamoros, Brownsville, TX, Brownsville, Tx, and San Antonio, Tx in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Salvador to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Salvador to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $60
Economy
$30 - $50
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $140
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $106

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