There are 8 ways to get from Arlington to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Brownsville (BRO) DFW - BRO

$203 - $469

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$125 - $173

6 alternative options

Fly Dallas to Harlingen  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Harlingen (HRL) DAL - HRL

$216 - $394

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Harlingen  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Harlingen (HRL) DFW - HRL

$183 - $439

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to McAllen (MFE) DFW - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$248 - $503

Bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$164 - $279

Train, bus  •  16 h 26 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 Brownsville, Tx 897

$177 - $326

Drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to South Padre Island 586.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $200 - $470.

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The distance between Arlington and South Padre Island is 737 km. The road distance is 938 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Arlington to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to South Padre Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arlington to South Padre Island hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday and 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
Flights from Dallas to Harlingen via San Antonio, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to McAllen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
Once 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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, 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 Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen, TX to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
South Padre Shuttle
Website
southpadreshuttle.com
Shuttle from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
myrioride.bookingtool.net
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