There are 5 ways to get from McAllen to South Padre Island by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Bus, taxi via Brownsville, Tx  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Brownsville, Tx to South Padre Island

$88 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 831 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$50 - $66

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from McAllen to South Padre Island 79.6 miles

$7 - $12

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 46 min

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

$131 - $182

Uber  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take an Uber from McAllen to South Padre Island 79.6 miles

$80 - $110

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

There is no direct connection from McAllen to South Padre Island. However, you can take the bus to Brownsville, Tx then take the taxi to South Padre Island. Alternatively, you can take the drive to South Padre Island.

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 Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
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 McAllen, TX to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Uber Rio Grande Valley
Website
uber.com
Towncar from McAllen to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Español
$80 - $110
uberX
$80 - $110
uberXL
$150 - $190
Taxi from Brownsville, Tx to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between McAllen and South Padre Island is 107 km. The road distance is 127 km.

The cheapest way to get from McAllen to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from McAllen to South Padre Island is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $7 - $12.

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from McAllen to South Padre Island, including transfers.