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

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Fly to Brownsville  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Brownsville (BRO) MSP - BRO

$182 - $483

6 alternative options

Fly to Harlingen  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Harlingen (HRL) MSP - HRL

$262 - $1,223

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to McAllen (MFE) MSP - 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

$347 - $1,027

Bus  •  37 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$298 - $498

Bus, shuttle  •  37 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok 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

$262 - $442

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$334 - $845

Drive  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to South Padre Island 1527.7 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 25 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and South Padre Island is 1330 miles. The road distance is 1527.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 5 min and costs $290 - $500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $180 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $500 and takes 37 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Minneapolis Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to South Padre Island is 1528 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 14 min to drive from Minneapolis to South Padre Island.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis 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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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 1329.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Minneapolis to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to South Padre Island via Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City, Ok, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 37 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,300
Flights from Minneapolis to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Minneapolis to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station 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

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
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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