There are 6 ways to get from Houston to El Salvador by plane, car, night bus, 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 to San Salvador  •  6 h 32 min

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

$224 - $458

Cheapest option

Fly to Tegucigalpa, drive  •  8 h 33 min

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

$195 - $1,124

4 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  5. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador

$207 - $426

Train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  5. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador

$239 - $424

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

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

$218 - $428

Drive  •  37 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Houston to San Salvador 1785.6 miles

$200 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to El Salvador is to drive which costs $200 - $310 and takes 37 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to El Salvador is to fly which costs $220 - $460 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Houston and El Salvador is 1184 miles. The road distance is 1785.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Houston to El Salvador, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to El Salvador. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos via San Antonio, México Central Norte, San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tica Bus Guatemala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Houston to Ilopango every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to San Salvador via San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, San Cristóbal de las Casas, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Guatemala City, and Tica Bus Guatemala in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Tegucigalpa via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Tegucigalpa via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Tegucigalpa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
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 México Central Norte to San Cristóbal de las Casas
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
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
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 San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$101 - $107
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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