There are 9 ways to get from Houston to Port Isabel by plane, taxi, 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.

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen, taxi  •  3 h 32 min

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

$271 - $461

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Brownsville, TX Ciudad Juárez-Matamoros / ...

$112 - $150

7 alternative options

Fly Houston to Harlingen, taxi  •  3 h 55 min

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

$251 - $633

Fly Houston to Brownsville  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Brownsville (BRO) IAH - BRO

$130 - $665

Fly Houston to McAllen, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to McAllen (MFE) IAH - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$239 - $664

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9095 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$114 - $212

Train, bus  •  11 h 58 min

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

$135 - $260

Train, bus via Corpus C West, Tx  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Corpus C West, Tx 895 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Corpus C West, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$145 - $280

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Port Isabel 370.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Port Isabel is 280 miles. The road distance is 370.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Port Isabel without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Houston to Port Isabel, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Houston to Port Isabel is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Harlingen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Port Isabel is 371 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to drive from Houston to Port Isabel.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Harlingen Airport.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Port Isabel. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Houston to Port Isabel.
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  • Distance: 280.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Port Isabel, TX, USA?

United Airlines flies from Houston to Port Isabel 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Port Isabel via San Antonio, Tx and Brownsville, Tx in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Houston to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Houston to McAllen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
59 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
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 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 Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Corpus C West, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Corpus C West, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Corpus Christi West to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen to Port Isabel
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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