There are 7 ways to get from Champaign to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, 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  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Brownsville (BRO) CMI - BRO

$339 - $1,422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$239 - $523

5 alternative options

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to McAllen (MFE) CMI - 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

$394 - $1,496

Fly to Harlingen  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Harlingen (HRL) CMI - HRL

$379 - $1,542

Bus, train  •  39 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$282 - $657

Bus, train, shuttle  •  43 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$264 - $604

Drive  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to South Padre Island 1424 miles

$130 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 23 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $330 - $1,500 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between Champaign and South Padre Island is 1102 miles. The road distance is 1424 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Champaign to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Champaign to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 1102.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Champaign to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Champaign to South Padre Island via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 36 h 16 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Little Rock, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
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 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 Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
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 - $55
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
$50 - $75
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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