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Houston - Guadalajara Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Houston to Guadalajara. Traveling by bus from Houston to Guadalajara usually takes around 21 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 20 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance802 mi (1291 km)
Shortest duration20h 45m
Cheapest price$165.00
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
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Price trends for buses from Houston to Guadalajara

Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Houston to Guadalajara?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Houston to Guadalajara. Tornado Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tornado Bus221h 14m$165.00
  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a regional bus company that primarily serves the southern United States and Mexico. Founded in 1993, Tornado Bus Company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For Tornado travel from Houston to Guadalajara, Tornado operates 2 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from $165.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Houston to Guadalajara 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 Houston to Guadalajara?

The bus takes an average of 21 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 802 miles from Houston to Guadalajara. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 45 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.

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

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Guadalajara. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Guadalajara, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Guadalajara, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Guadalajara each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Houston to Guadalajara. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information


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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.


Authentically Mexican and bustling with cultural activities, Guadalajara offers a more culturally vivid travel experience compared to the busy Mexico City. Guadalajara is blessed with towering architectural marvels, the most notable of which is the Guadalajara Cathedral that features awe-inspiring Gothic architecture and enormous stained-glass windows. Another great one to check out is the Rotonda de Los Jaliscienses Ilustres, featuring 17 Doric columns dedicated to the city’s favorite authors and revolutionaries. For those who simply want to wander about, Parque Agua Azul offers a great respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

One of the city’s beloved specialties is the torta ahogada, which is a pork sandwich drowned in broth. If you wish to try some of the best tacos in town, head over to the San Juan de Dios Market.

The city’s rapid transit line, SITEUR, provides intracity and intercity transit services. The main airport of the city is the Guadalajara International, 10 miles south of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Main departure station: Tornado Bus Station - Airport

Buses to Guadalajara leave from 3 stations in Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

  • Houston Southwest Fwy

Where does the bus arrive in Guadalajara?

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Main arrival station: Central de Autobuses

The Central de Autobuses is the center of intercity bus transportation in Guadalajara. The large station is located slightly southeast of the city center, but there are several hotels in the area. The station's spacious building includes waiting areas and amenities such as dining areas, vending machines, public restrooms, and ATMs. Many different bus lines, including Tornado Bus and Turimex, operate from the Central de Autobuses. For those arriving in Guadalajara, taxis regularly line up outside the station to deliver you to your final destination in the city.

All bus stations in Guadalajara:

  • Central de Autobuses

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