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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, subway, train, taxi, night bus 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 Chicago Midway to Harlingen  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Harlingen (HRL) MDW - HRL

$236 - $790

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Brownsville  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Brownsville (BRO) ORD - BRO

$184 - $759

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi, bus, shuttle  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Corpus Christi (CRP) MDW - CRP
  2. Take the bus from Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$323 - $690

Fly Chicago Midway to Brownsville  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Brownsville (BRO) MDW - BRO

$299 - $1,229

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Harlingen  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Harlingen (HRL) ORD - HRL

$244 - $829

Bus  •  36h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx 1227
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$229 - $320

Train, bus, taxi  •  41h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 897 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island

$314 - $701

Train, night bus  •  41h 39m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 9589

$274 - $636

Drive  •  24h 55m

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island 1506.8 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 24h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 6h 59m.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and South Padre Island is 1216 miles. The road distance is 1506.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island without a car is to bus which takes 36h 7m and costs $220 - $320.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 6h 59m and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $320 and takes 36h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Harlingen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island is 1507 miles. It takes approximately 24h 55m to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Harlingen Airport.

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There are 923+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 1216 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Padre Island via Cicero & 24th Place, Cicero & 24th Place Terminal, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 36h 7m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Memphis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Kansas City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Harlingen via Dallas, Austin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via San Antonio, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via Indianapolis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Corpus Christi via New Orleans, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Kansas City, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Omaha, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Columbus, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Memphis, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Charlotte, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via San Antonio, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Covington, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brownsville via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Kansas City, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Omaha, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Columbus, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Brownsville via Minneapolis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brownsville via Columbia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
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 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 Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $85
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Corpus Christi to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
myrioride.bookingtool.net
Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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