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

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Recommended option

Bus, drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Matamoros Monterrey
  2. Drive from Matamoros to South Padre Island

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Matamoros Ave/DelNorte / ...

$17 - $33

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Monterrey to South Padre Island 222.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Brownsville  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Brownsville (BRO) MTY - BRO

$200 - $1,412

Fly to Harlingen  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Harlingen (HRL) MTY - HRL

$160 - $512

Fly to Matamoros  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Matamoros (MAM) MTY - MAM

$151 - $715

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to McAllen (MFE) MTY - 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

$255 - $1,486

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The cheapest way to get from Monterrey to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $410 - $600 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterrey to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $410 - $600 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Monterrey and South Padre Island is 319 km. The road distance is 355.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Monterrey to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to South Padre Island is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $310 - $650. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3700 - $27000 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Monterrey 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 Monterrey to South Padre Island is 355 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Monterrey to South Padre Island.

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

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 199.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

Grupo Senda operates a bus from Monterrey to South Padre Island every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Monterrey to South Padre Island hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterrey to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Monterrey to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Monterrey to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Monterrey to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Monterrey to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Monterrey to Matamoros via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Monterrey to Matamoros via Veracruz, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Matamoros via Queretaro, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Monterrey to Matamoros via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Monterrey to Matamoros via Ciudad Juarez, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Bus operators
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$22 - $35
Ejecutivo
$27 - $29
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $30
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
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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