There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Mexico City by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Mexico City  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Mexico City (MEX) HOU - MEX

$102 - $482

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Monterrey
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Mexico Norte Omnibus

$85 - $165

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Fly Houston to Mexico City  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Mexico City (MEX) IAH - MEX

$97 - $294

Fly Houston to Toluca  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Toluca (TLC) IAH - TLC

$101 - $448

Night bus, bus  •  25 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9389 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$85 - $178

Train, bus  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$105 - $225

Drive  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Mexico City 1051.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The distance between Houston and Mexico City is 756 miles. The road distance is 1051.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Mexico City without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Houston to Mexico City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Houston to Mexico City is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Mexico City is 1052 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 53 min to drive from Houston to Mexico City.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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There are 1123+ hotels available in Mexico City. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Houston to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 756.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Mexico City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Mexico City via Monterrey, Sendero, Cuauhtémoc, Monterrey, Mexico Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 25 h 11 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Houston to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Houston to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Houston to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Houston to Toluca via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Houston to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Houston to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Houston to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Houston to Toluca via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Houston to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
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 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
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
turimex.com
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mexico Norte
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 Monterrey to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
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
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
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
$102 - $107

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