There are 6 ways to get from Arlington to McAllen by taxi, 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

Taxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to McAllen  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to McAllen (MFE) DFW - MFE

$198 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831

$92 - $187

4 alternative options

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Brownsville (BRO) DFW - BRO
  2. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$228 - $514

Fly Dallas to Harlingen, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Harlingen (HRL) DAL - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$217 - $410

Train, bus  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$101 - $226

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to McAllen 526 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and McAllen, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arlington to McAllen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via San Antonio, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Midland/Odessa, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to McAllen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Other operators
Taxi from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Dallas Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 817-426-6262
Website
dallasyellowcab.com
Fort Worth Taxi
Phone
+1 817-271-3213
Website
fortworthtaxi.net
Premier Transportation Services
Phone
+1 214-351-7000
Website
premierofdallas.com
Ambassador Cab
Phone
+1 214-905-1111
Website
ambassadorcab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arlington to McAllen?

The distance between Arlington and McAllen is 734 km. The road distance is 842 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arlington to McAllen?

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to McAllen is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Arlington to McAllen?

The quickest way to get from Arlington to McAllen is to taxi and fly which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $190 - $440.

How long does it take to get from Arlington to McAllen?

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Arlington to McAllen, including transfers.