Travel from Austin to South-Padre-Island

Bus or fly from Austin to South Padre Island?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Austin to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to South Padre Island via San Antonio, TX and Brownsville, TX in around 8 h 44 min.

Travel Guides

Need to know: GreyhoundRome2rio’s guide on the bus operator has all the information you need

How to get from Austin to South Padre Island

ModeDurationPrice
From 400 4th/Trinity line 100 bus to Austin airport, fly to Harlingen airport, then shuttle to South Padre Island.4 h 21 min$283
From 400 4th/Trinity line 100 bus to Austin airport, fly to Brownsville airport, then Island Airport Shuttle (Free Service) to South Padre Island.6 h 30 min$263
From Austin bus to San Antonio, TX, bus to Brownsville, TX, then taxi to South Padre Island.8 h 44 min$150
From Austin - San Jacinto/15Th bus to San Antonio, TX, walk to San Antonio, bus to Falfurrias, walk to Falfurrias, TX, bus to Brownsville, TX, then taxi to South Padre Island.9 h 19 min$175
From Austin bus to San Antonio, bus to Falfurrias, walk to Falfurrias, TX, bus to Brownsville, TX, then taxi to South Padre Island.9 h 37 min$190
From Lavaca/4th line 7 bus to 105 Highland Mall/Jonathan, line 10 bus to Austin, TX, bus to Brownsville, then taxi to South Padre Island.10 h 53 min$133
From Austin drive to South Padre Island.6 h 39 min$44

How long does it take to get from Austin to South Padre Island?

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Austin to South Padre Island, including transfers.

Operators from Austin to South Padre Island

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Capital Metro+1 512-474-1200Capital Metro
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
South Padre ShuttleSouth Padre Shuttle
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Transport(956) 542-4373Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Transport
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus