There are 8 ways to get from Austin to Brownsville by 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

Fly to Brownsville  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Brownsville (BRO) AUS - BRO

$185 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$40 - $100

6 alternative options

Fly to Harlingen, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Harlingen (HRL) AUS - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$171 - $588

Fly to McAllen, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to McAllen (MFE) AUS - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$269 - $1,240

Bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$45 - $112

Train, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$60 - $140

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Brownsville, TX Ciudad Juárez-Matamoros / ...

$60 - $94

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Brownsville 353.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Brownsville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Brownsville is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $600 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Austin and Brownsville is 304 miles. The road distance is 353.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Austin to Brownsville, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Brownsville, Tx. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Brownsville, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Austin to Brownsville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Brownsville via San Antonio, Tx in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Austin to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Austin to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Bus from Austin, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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