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There are 11 ways to get from El Paso to Matamoros by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly El Paso to Brownsville  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Brownsville (BRO) ELP - BRO

$262 - $1,202

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Bus Grupo Senda  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada TDN Diamante / ...
  2. Take the bus from Villa Ahumada to Matamoros Tdn

$74 - $179

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Fly Ciudad Juarez to Matamoros  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Ciudad Juarez (CJS) to Matamoros (MAM) CJS - MAM

$133 - $605

Fly El Paso to Harlingen  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Harlingen (HRL) ELP - HRL

$328 - $1,266

Fly Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Ciudad Juarez (CJS) to Reynosa (REX) CJS - REX
  2. Take the bus from Reynosa to Matamoros

$152 - $501

Fly El Paso to McAllen, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to McAllen (MFE) ELP - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Reynosa to Matamoros

$268 - $1,222

Fly Ciudad Juarez to Monterrey, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Ciudad Juarez (CJS) to Monterrey (MTY) CJS - MTY
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Matamoros

$95 - $282

Train, bus  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$120 - $324

Train, night bus  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 9589

$120 - $324

Bus  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to Brownsville, TX Tijuana Airport-Matamoros / ...

$85 - $140

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from El Paso to Matamoros 835.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from El Paso to Matamoros is to bus which costs $85 - $140 and takes 19 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Paso to Matamoros is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Paso and arriving at Brownsville, TX. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 50 min.

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The distance between El Paso and Matamoros is 682 miles. The road distance is 835.4 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Matamoros without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 21 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from El Paso to Matamoros, including transfers.

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El Paso to Matamoros bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from El Paso station.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Matamoros is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $260 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $140 and takes 19 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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El Paso to Matamoros bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Brownsville, TX station.

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Map of how to get from El Paso to Matamoros.
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  • Distance: 682.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between El Paso, TX, USA and Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from El Paso to Matamoros hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from El Paso to Matamoros 3 times a day. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 19 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Matamoros via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
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 El Paso Union Depot to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $19
Ejecutivo
$11 - $13
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $22
Ejecutivo
$16 - $18
Bus from Villa Ahumada to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $85
Ejecutivo
$99 - $104
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 San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 El Paso to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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More Questions & Answers

Matamoros is 1 h ahead of El Paso. It is currently 4:32 AM in El Paso and 5:32 AM in Matamoros.

Yes, the driving distance between El Paso to Matamoros is 835 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to drive from El Paso to Matamoros.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from El Paso Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Matamoros. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from El Paso to El Paso Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 38 min and costs $2.

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