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There are 10 ways to get from Houston to Hidalgo by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Houston to McAllen  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to McAllen (MFE) IAH - MFE

$181 - $577

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9087 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 897 / ...

$57 - $177

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Harlingen (HRL) HOU - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX

$219 - $402

Fly Houston to Brownsville, bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Brownsville (BRO) IAH - BRO
  2. Take the bus from Matamoros to Reynosa

$129 - $674

Fly Houston to Harlingen, bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Harlingen (HRL) IAH - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX

$199 - $574

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 897 / ...

$95 - $202

Bus Turimex Internacional  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Laredo, TX to Reynosa Monterrey-Reynosa / ...

$109 - $134

Train, bus Greyhound Mexico  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Reynosa Juárez-Reynosa / ...

$90 - $175

Night bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9389 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 9589

$74 - $154

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Houston to Hidalgo 356.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Hidalgo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Hidalgo is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Hidalgo. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Reynosa via San Antonio, Tx and McAllen, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Houston and Hidalgo is 311 miles. The road distance is 356.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Hidalgo without a car is to bus which takes 10h 9m and costs $55 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Houston to Hidalgo, including transfers.

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Houston to Hidalgo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Hidalgo is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs $180 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $180 and takes 10h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to McAllen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Houston to Hidalgo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Mcallen, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Hidalgo.
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  • Distance: 310.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Hidalgo, TX, USA?

United Airlines flies from Houston to Hidalgo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Hidalgo via San Antonio, Tx, Mcallen, Tx, and McAllen, TX in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to McAllen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Houston to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Houston to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
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 Houston Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Laredo, TX to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Matamoros to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $19
Ejecutivo
$11 - $13
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
turimex.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Hidalgo is 357 miles. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Houston to Hidalgo.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to McAllen Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Hidalgo. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50m and costs $1 - $4.

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