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There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Pharr by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly Houston to McAllen  •  3h 20m

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

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Houston to San Antonio "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Mcallen "Greyhound"

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen, taxi  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Harlingen (HRL) HOU - HRL
  2. Take a taxi from Harlingen to Pharr

Fly Houston to Harlingen, taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Harlingen (HRL) IAH - HRL
  2. Take a taxi from Harlingen to Pharr

Bus via San Antonio  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the Bus from Houston, TX - 815 Pierce Street to San Antonio, TX Houston - San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Mcallen "Greyhound"

Train, bus  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Mcallen "Greyhound"

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Houston to Pharr 347.1 miles

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The most affordable way to get from Houston to Pharr is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Pharr is to fly which costs $120 - $380 and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Houston and Pharr is 302 miles. The road distance is 347.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Pharr without a car is to bus which takes 10h 20m and costs $70 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Houston to Pharr, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Houston to Pharr is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs $120 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to McAllen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Pharr is 347 miles. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Houston to Pharr.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to McAllen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Pharr.
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  • Distance: 302.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

United Airlines flies from Houston to Pharr every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Pharr via San Antonio and Mcallen in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to McAllen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Houston to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
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 Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from San Antonio to Mcallen
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX - 815 Pierce Street to San Antonio, TX
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen to Pharr
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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