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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Monterrey to Houston. Traveling by bus from Monterrey to Houston usually takes around 10 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 9 hours,

Distance413 mi (665 km)
Shortest duration9h 0m
Cheapest price$73.15
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Monterrey to Houston

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Hector

August 4, 2022- Couples trip

Tornado Bus

Pros: Drivers were professional. Cons: More space between seats. Tips: Be ready for a cold trip, they keep the temperature very cold and a jacket is needed especially for the elder.

Pros: Drivers were professional. Cons: More space between seats. Tips: Be ready for a cold trip, they keep the temperature very cold and a jacket is needed especially for the elder.

How much is a bus ticket from Monterrey to Houston?

The average price for a bus ticket to Houston is $73.92, Considering the long distance nature of this route, the pricier average ticket price is still a great deal to get from Monterrey to Houston. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30NovDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Monterrey to Houston is expected to range from $75 to $81. If you are looking to travel to Houston within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $75. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $75 and can be found on November 23, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $67 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Monterrey to Houston in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $72 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $5.36 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Monterrey to Houston?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Monterrey to Houston that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tornado Bus410h 13m$75.52
Turimex211h 26m$91.95
  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

  • Turimex

    Turimex

    Book Turimex from Monterrey to Houston from $89. There are 2 trips per day offered by Turimex from Monterrey to Houston and you can expect on average to pay for a Turimex ticket to Houston. In Monterrey, Turimex departs to Houston from Central de Autobuses . In Houston, Turimex arrives at 7011 Harrisburg Blvd .

    An average trip on Turimex from Monterrey to Houston takes 11 hours and 26 minutes , while the fastest available Turimex trip will get you to Houston in 9 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Turimex offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Houston.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Monterrey to Houston during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Monterrey to Houston?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 413 miles from Monterrey to Houston. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Houston at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Monterrey?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Monterrey to Houston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Monterrey to Houston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Monterrey

As the third-largest city in Mexico, Monterrey often surprises visitors with its rich cultural heritage. The city’s crown jewel is the Cerro de la Silla, which is the saddled-shaped mountain dominating its skyline. It features hiking trails that allow you to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. As you stroll around Monterrey, don’t miss out on the chance to visit Cerro del Obispado, which features a small museum that gives you an insight into the city’s history. For those who simply wish to wander here and there, the Macroplaza, which is the largest local plaza in Mexico, offers plenty of chances to mingle with locals and for shopping.

Those who enjoy their food with a spicy and smoky twist will love Monterrey. For a taste of authentic local specialties, head over to La Huasteca or El Regio. For cheap eats, Dona Tota or Taqueria Las Monjitas offer a good selection.

The city’s main station for intercity bus transportation is Central de Autobuses. There is also a Greyhound Terminal in the General Escobedo District. The city’s main airport is General Mariano Escobedo International Airport.

Houston

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Houston, Texas is one of the most populous cities and among the most expansive cities in the U.S. As a result, Houston has become the leading commercial center in the Southern United States. Astronomy aficionados recognize Houston as the city where NASA’s Mission Control Center is located, and music fans know Houston as the birthplace of Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Even though Houston has a relatively small downtown area, it is packed with exciting things you can do while you’re in town. If you’re in the mood for a cultural outing, head to the Theater District where you are sure to find a play or a music performance you’d enjoy, or check out the Museum District that boasts more than 20 different museums and galleries. Since Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse city in the country, its restaurant scene is one of a kind offering a rich variety of cuisines from all over the world. The many experiences available in Houston make it one of Texas' best vacation destinations.

As one of the main metropolitan cities in the U.S., Houston is very well connected to the rest of the country and the world. The main bus and train stations are both located right in the heart of downtown making it easy to get to your final destination by public transit or car. There are also several airports within the city’s vicinity that provide a good variety of options depending on where you’re flying to or from.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Monterrey?

Main departure station: Transpais Central Monterrey

Buses to Houston leave from 3 stations in Monterrey.

All bus stations in Monterrey:

  • Transpais Central Monterrey

  • Central de Autobuses

  • Transpais, Garza Sada

Where does the bus arrive in Houston?

Main arrival station: Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

Buses arrive in Houston at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

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