There are 7 ways to get from Laredo to South Padre Island by bus, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Laredo, TX to Brownsville, TX Monterrey-Matamoros / ...

$123 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus Noreste  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Matamoros

$22 - $31

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Laredo, TX to McAllen
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 831 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island

$174 - $244

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Laredo to South Padre Island 224.1 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Brownsville  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Laredo (LRD) to Brownsville (BRO) LRD - BRO

$461 - $2,025

Fly to Harlingen  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Laredo (LRD) to Harlingen (HRL) LRD - HRL

$481 - $2,145

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  7 h 14 min

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

$516 - $2,099

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The cheapest way to get from Laredo to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Laredo to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Laredo and South Padre Island is 175 miles. The road distance is 224.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Laredo to South Padre Island without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Laredo to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Laredo to South Padre Island is to bus which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $120 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $460 - $2,100 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Laredo Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Laredo to South Padre Island is 224 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Laredo to South Padre Island.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Laredo Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Laredo to Laredo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $21 - $26.

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Map of how to get from Laredo to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 175 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Laredo, TX, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from Laredo to South Padre Island 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Laredo to South Padre Island every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Laredo to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Laredo to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Laredo to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Laredo to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Laredo to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Laredo, TX to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Laredo, TX to McAllen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen, TX to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
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
Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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