There are 8 ways to get from Austin to Harlingen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Harlingen  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Harlingen (HRL) AUS - HRL

$162 - $568

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...

$41 - $104

6 alternative options

Fly to Brownsville  •  5 h 44 min

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

$193 - $420

Fly to McAllen, bus  •  6 h 6 min

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

$267 - $1,234

Bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  7 h 15 min

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

$45 - $107

Train, bus  •  9 h 23 min

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

$60 - $135

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  10 h 16 min

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

$55 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Harlingen 328.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Harlingen is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Harlingen is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $160 - $600.

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The distance between Austin and Harlingen is 453 km. The road distance is 525 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Austin to Harlingen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Harlingen. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Harlingen, Tx via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Austin to Harlingen twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Harlingen via San Antonio, Tx in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Austin to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Austin to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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
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 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 Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Austin, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 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
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