There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, 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 15 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Brownsville (BRO) MKE - BRO

$222 - $802

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  37 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$207 - $462

5 alternative options

Fly to Harlingen  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Harlingen (HRL) MKE - HRL

$342 - $1,522

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to McAllen (MFE) MKE - 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

$317 - $1,076

Bus  •  36 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$235 - $514

Train, bus  •  41 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$295 - $721

Drive  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to South Padre Island 1589.7 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 26 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $220 - $800 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and South Padre Island is 1289 miles. The road distance is 1589.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Milwaukee to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Milwaukee to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to South Padre Island via Chicago, Il, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 36 h 1 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Nashville, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via St. Louis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Orlando, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Kansas City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
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 Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
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 Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
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
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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