There are 6 ways to get from Champaign to South Padre Island 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  •  9 h 21 min

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

$339 - $1,422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St. Louis, MO to Dallas/Forth Worth
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$208 - $384

4 alternative options

Fly to McAllen, bus  •  8 h 52 min

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

$370 - $1,475

Fly to Harlingen  •  9 h 34 min

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

$379 - $1,542

Bus, train  •  39 h 23 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

Drive  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to South Padre Island 1424 miles

$130 - $210

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 St Louis, Mo, 20Th Street @ Cass Sb, Civic Center Transit Center, St. Louis, MO, Dallas/Forth Worth, Cbd East Tc, Elm @ Griffin - W - Mb, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 33 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Little Rock, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Twice 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
Megabus
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Champaign and South Padre Island is 1764 km. The road distance is 2278 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Champaign to South Padre Island is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs $370 - $1,500.

It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Champaign to South Padre Island, including transfers.