There are 9 ways to get from El Paso to McAllen 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.

Recommended option

Fly El Paso to McAllen  •  5 h 53 min

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

$266 - $1,208

Cheapest option

Bus Grupo Senda  •  25 h 34 min

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

$74 - $220

7 alternative options

Fly Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa  •  5 h 35 min

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

$122 - $454

Fly El Paso to Harlingen, bus  •  6 h 44 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  •  7 h 49 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

Train, night bus  •  17 h 35 min

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

$118 - $314

Bus  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to McAllen, TX Tijuana Airport-Reynosa / ...

$80 - $140

Train, bus  •  18 h 11 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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from El Paso to McAllen is to fly which costs $120 - $460 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between El Paso and McAllen is 633 miles. The road distance is 792.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from El Paso to McAllen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Paso and arriving at McAllen, TX. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 10 min.

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from El Paso to McAllen hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from El Paso to McAllen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 18 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from El Paso to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 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
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
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
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
Greyhound USA
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 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
Night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
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 Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$16 - $23
Ejecutivo
$16 - $18
Bus from Villa Ahumada to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $85
Ejecutivo
$94 - $99

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