There are 8 ways to get from El Paso to McAllen 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 El Paso to McAllen  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to McAllen (MFE) ELP - MFE

$266 - $1,208

Cheapest option

Bus Grupo Senda  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Reynosa Tdn / ...

$77 - $239

6 alternative options

Fly Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ciudad Juarez (CJS) to Reynosa (REX) CJS - REX

$122 - $454

Fly El Paso to Harlingen, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Harlingen (HRL) ELP - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$302 - $1,238

Fly El Paso to Brownsville, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Brownsville (BRO) ELP - BRO
  2. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$286 - $1,246

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 1416
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$85 - $206

Train, bus  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$119 - $314

Drive  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Drive from El Paso to McAllen 792.9 miles

$75 - $120

What companies run services between El Paso, TX, USA and McAllen, TX, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from El Paso to McAllen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Paso to McAllen via San Antonio, Tx in around 15 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 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
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara, Veracruz
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from El Paso, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$65 - $95
Ejecutivo
$107 - $113
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from El Paso to McAllen?

The distance between El Paso and McAllen is 1013 km. The road distance is 1269 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from El Paso to McAllen?

The cheapest way to get from El Paso to McAllen is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from El Paso to McAllen?

The quickest way to get from El Paso to McAllen is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $120 - $460.

Is there a direct bus between El Paso and McAllen?

No, there is no direct bus from El Paso to McAllen. However, there are services departing from El Paso, Tx and arriving at Mcallen, Tx via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 57 min.

How long does it take to get from El Paso to McAllen?

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from El Paso to McAllen, including transfers.