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There are 10 ways to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island by taxi, plane, bus, shuttle, train, 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

Taxi to Monroe, fly to Brownsville  •  7h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Monroe
  2. Fly from Monroe (MLU) to Brownsville (BRO) MLU - BRO

$352 - $1,626

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus, shuttle  •  23h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Ruston, La
  2. Take the bus from Ruston, La to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$146 - $193

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Taxi to Monroe, fly to Harlingen  •  8h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Monroe
  2. Fly from Monroe (MLU) to Harlingen (HRL) MLU - HRL

$392 - $1,746

Taxi, bus to Shreveport, fly to Brownsville  •  8h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Grambling St Univ
  2. Take the bus from Grambling St Univ to Shreveport, La
  3. Fly from Shreveport (SHV) to Brownsville (BRO) SHV - BRO

$366 - $1,571

Taxi, bus to Shreveport, fly to Harlingen  •  9h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Grambling St Univ
  2. Take the bus from Grambling St Univ to Shreveport, La
  3. Fly from Shreveport (SHV) to Harlingen (HRL) SHV - HRL

$396 - $1,691

Fly El Dorado to Brownsville  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from El Dorado (ELD) to Brownsville (BRO) ELD - BRO

$172 - $726

Taxi, bus  •  22h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Ruston, La
  2. Take the bus from Ruston, La to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$187 - $246

Taxi, bus, train  •  27h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Grambling St Univ
  2. Take the bus from Grambling St Univ to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Longview, Tx
  4. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 897 / ...
  6. Take a taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island

$255 - $351

Taxi, bus, night bus  •  21h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from El Dorado to Grambling St Univ
  2. Take the bus from Grambling St Univ to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$195 - $260

Drive  •  14h 23m

  1. Drive from El Dorado to South Padre Island 854.9 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $170 - $750 and takes 6h 5m.

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The distance between El Dorado and South Padre Island is 563 miles. The road distance is 854.9 miles.

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The best way to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 22h 57m and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Monroe Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 24m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Dorado to South Padre Island is 855 miles. It takes approximately 14h 23m to drive from El Dorado to South Padre Island.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Monroe Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 929+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $132 USD per night.

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The best way to get from El Dorado to El Dorado Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs $22 - $26.

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Map of how to get from El Dorado to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 563.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between El Dorado, AR, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

Southern Airways Express, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from El Dorado to South Padre Island 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Monroe to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Monroe to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Shreveport to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Shreveport to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from El Dorado to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from El Dorado to Brownsville via Memphis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monroe to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Monroe to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Shreveport to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Shreveport to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from El Dorado to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $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 Longview Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
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 Grambling St Univ to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ruston, La to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140
Bus from Shreveport, La to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Bus from Shreveport, La to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
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 El Dorado to Monroe
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Estimated price
$22 - $26

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