There are 5 ways to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island by bus, taxi, shuttle 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

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895
  2. Take a taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island

$139 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$58 - $88

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Brownsville, Tx  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895
  2. Take a taxi from Brownsville, Tx to South Padre Island

$103 - $154

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Corpus Christi to Brownsville, TX Tijuana Airport-Matamoros

$59 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island 181.1 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island is to bus and taxi which costs $130 - $210 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Corpus Christi and South Padre Island is 119 miles. The road distance is 181.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Corpus Christi to South Padre Island is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island.

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There are 750+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Corpus Christi, TX, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Corpus Christi to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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