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There are 14 intercity buses per day from Houston to Mexico City. Traveling by bus from Houston to Mexico City usually takes around 30 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 23 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||752 mi (1210 km)|
|Shortest duration||23h 55m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Mexico City?
Bus tickets for a trip from Houston to Mexico City cost $134.39 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Mexico City. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Houston to Mexico City is expected to be between $139 and $171. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is December 14, 2023, when tickets are available for December 14, 2023. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $158.
Prices as travel date approaches
To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 25 days in advance to save up to $34.97.
What bus companies travel from Houston to Mexico City?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Houston to Mexico City. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||14||1d 6h 30m||$163.32|
FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 14 trips per day from Houston to Mexico City, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
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The bus takes an average of 30 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 752 miles from Houston to Mexico City. However, the fastest bus only takes 23 hours and 55 minutes. 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.
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Houston to Mexico City for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Mexico City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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Image credit: Unsplash
Image credit: Unsplash
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.
Mexico City is one of the most vibrant and liveliest cities in the world, making it an exciting destination for all travelers. One of the must-see attractions in the city is the famous Museo Nacional de Antropología, which features an extensive collection from the city’s pre-Columbian era. Its star attraction is the famous Aztec Calendar Stone, also known as Piedra del Sol. For those who enjoy exploring the city’s amazing cultural life, the Palacio de Bellas Artes is a must-see destination. The art deco-style palace hosts some of the grandest cultural events around, including concerts, operas, etc. Another unique destination to check out is Teotihuacán, a world heritage site that contains some of the largest pre-Columbian pyramids in Mexico.
Mexico City’s food scene is so vast that it can be quite hard to fully explore in just a few days. Some notable foodie destinations include Pujol, Contramar, and Quintonil. If you want to grab one of those famous Mexican churros, head over to Churreria El Moro.
Mexico City’s four major bus stations are North, South, Observatorio, and TAPO. Some intercity buses leave directly from the Mexico City International Airport, which is located just about 7 miles east of the city center.
Where does the bus leave from in Houston?
Main departure station: 6590 Southwest Hwy
Buses to Mexico City leave from 6 stations in Houston.
All bus stations in Houston:
6590 Southwest Hwy
Houston Bus Station (Greyhound)
Houston Southeast Bus Station
Downtown - 605 Gray St
2525 Southwest Fwy (Timewise/Shell gas station lot)
Where does the bus arrive in Mexico City?
Main arrival station: Eje Ctrl Lazaro Cardenas
All buses from Houston arrive at one main station in Mexico City.
All bus stations in Mexico City:
Eje Ctrl Lazaro Cardenas
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