There are 6 ways to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Brownsville  •  8 h 1 min

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

$202 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$189 - $385

4 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, bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to McAllen (MFE) MCI - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$312 - $1,354

Train, bus  •  39 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$288 - $689

Drive  •  18 h 11 min

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

$100 - $160

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

American Airlines and United 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 25 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 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
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via St. Louis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via Dallas, Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Harlingen via New Orleans, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
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
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to South Padre Island?

The distance between Kansas City and South Padre Island is 1465 km. The road distance is 1745 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs $200 - $380.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island?

It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Kansas City to South Padre Island, including transfers.