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

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Fly San Salvador to Houston  •  5 h 3 min

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

$224 - $459

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Bus  •  2 days 9 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 Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 836 / ...
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx

$179 - $416

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Fly San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7 h 58 min

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

$235 - $757

Drive to Tegucigalpa, fly to Houston  •  6 h 55 min

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

$245 - $1,524

Bus, drive, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
  3. Drive from Matamoros to Edinburg, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Edinburg, Tx to Alice, Tx 836 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Alice, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 836 / ...
  6. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak

$194 - $408

Bus via Mexico Norte  •  2 days 9 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 Mexico Norte to Monterrey
  5. Take the bus from Monterrey to Houston Downtown Greyhound

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

Drive  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Houston 1800.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

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 Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, Matamoros, Brownsville, Tx and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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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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The best way to get from El Salvador to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9 h and costs .

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

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El Salvador to Houston bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos station.

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The best way to get from El Salvador to Houston is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest flight from San Salvador Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 4 min.

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El Salvador to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Salvador to Houston is 2881 km. It takes approximately 38 h 4 min to drive from El Salvador to Houston.

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American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and United Airlines offer flights from San Salvador Airport to Houston Airport.

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  • Distance: 1184.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

United Airlines, Spirit 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 Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula, Matamoros, Brownsville, TX, Brownsville, Tx, and San Antonio, Tx in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Salvador to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 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 7 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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 Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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
Flights from San Salvador to Houston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Salvador to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
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 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 - $160
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
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 - $60
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 Edinburg, Tx to Alice, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Alice, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Edinburg, Tx to Alice, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Norte to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $60
Primera Select
$65 - $85
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Monterrey to Houston Downtown Greyhound
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
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
$102 - $107

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