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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to McAllen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to McAllen  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to McAllen (MFE) BOS - MFE

$317 - $1,220

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Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$232 - $469

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Fly to Harlingen, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harlingen (HRL) BOS - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX

$358 - $1,377

Fly to Brownsville, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Brownsville (BRO) BOS - BRO
  2. Take the bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX

$360 - $1,285

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 897 / ...

$326 - $951

Drive  •  37 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Boston to McAllen 2200.5 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to McAllen is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 37 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to McAllen is to fly which costs $310 - $1,300 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to McAllen. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Mcallen, Tx via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY, Cincinnati, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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The distance between Boston and McAllen is 1908 miles. The road distance is 2200.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to McAllen without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $230 - $470.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Boston to McAllen, including transfers.

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Boston to McAllen bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to McAllen is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $310 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $470 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to McAllen Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to McAllen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Mcallen, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to McAllen.
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  • Distance: 1908.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and McAllen, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Boston to McAllen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to McAllen via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY - 28 Allen St., New York, NY, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, Oh, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Brownsville via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Columbus, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Atlanta, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Nashville, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Baltimore, Austin
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via St. Louis, Austin
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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McAllen is 1 h behind Boston. It is currently 5:16 AM in Boston and 4:16 AM in McAllen.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to McAllen is 2201 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 59 min to drive from Boston to McAllen.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to McAllen Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in McAllen. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $14.

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