There are 6 ways to get from McAllen to El Paso by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly McAllen to El Paso  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from McAllen (MFE) to El Paso (ELP) MFE - ELP

$268 - $1,209

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Bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from McAllen, TX to El Paso Matamoros-Ciudad Juárez / ...

$80 - $140

4 alternative options

Fly Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reynosa (REX) to Ciudad Juarez (CJS) REX - CJS

$103 - $405

Bus to Harlingen, fly to El Paso  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  2. Fly from Harlingen (HRL) to El Paso (ELP) HRL - ELP

$224 - $888

Bus, train  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 836 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$116 - $322

Drive  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Drive from McAllen to El Paso 795.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from McAllen to El Paso is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 14 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from McAllen to El Paso is to fly which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between McAllen and El Paso is 633 miles. The road distance is 795.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from McAllen to El Paso, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from McAllen, TX and arriving at El Paso. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from McAllen Airport to El Paso Airport.

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  • Distance: 632.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between McAllen, TX, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from McAllen to El Paso hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from McAllen to El Paso twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt, San Antonio
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from McAllen to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from McAllen to El Paso via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Harlingen to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from McAllen to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from McAllen to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Veracruz, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Reynosa to Ciudad Juarez via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Bus from Mcallen, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
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
Bus from McAllen, TX to El Paso
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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