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There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island by plane, night bus, shuttle, 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 to Brownsville  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Brownsville (BRO) MCI - BRO

$202 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$153 - $329

5 alternative options

Fly to Harlingen  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Harlingen (HRL) MCI - HRL

$282 - $402

Fly to McAllen, night bus, shuttle  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to McAllen (MFE) MCI - MFE
  2. Take the night bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$336 - $1,376

Bus, night bus  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 9589

$189 - $385

Bus  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$189 - $375

Drive  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to South Padre Island 1090.9 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $200 - $380 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and South Padre Island is 916 miles. The road distance is 1090.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 24 h 59 min and costs $180 - $390.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 7 h 56 min and costs $200 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $380 and takes 26 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to South Padre Island is 1091 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 11 min to drive from Kansas City to South Padre Island.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 738+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 915.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Kansas City to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to South Padre Island via Dallas, Tx and Brownsville, Tx in around 26 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
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
Night bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
South Padre Shuttle
Website
southpadreshuttle.com
Shuttle from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
myrioride.bookingtool.net

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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