There are 5 ways to get from Houston to San Salvador by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. IAH - SAL

$223 - $457

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

$155 - $300

3 alternative options

Bus via Retalhuleu  •  2 days 4 h

  1. 897

$190 - $425

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Occ

$187 - $361

Drive  •  37 h 39 min

  1. 1785.6 miles

$200 - $310

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and San Salvador is 1897 km. The road distance is 2857 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to San Salvador. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at San Salvador via San Antonio, Tx, Brownsville, TX, Matamoros, Tapachula, Mexico and Retalhuleu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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

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

United Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines fly from Houston to San Salvador every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to San Salvador via San Antonio, Tx, Brownsville, Tx, Brownsville, TX, Matamoros, Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, and Retalhuleu in around 2 days 4 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to San Salvador via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
6 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
$55 - $150
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Arriaga
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
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 - $85
Ejecutivo
$97 - $103
AutobusesAexa
Phone
52 (961) 638-5018
Email
info@autobusesaexa.com
Website
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Bus from Arriaga to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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