There are 6 ways to get from South Padre Island to Austin by plane, bus, taxi, shuttle 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.

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Fly from Harlingen  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Harlingen (HRL) to Austin (AUS) HRL - AUS

$171 - $574

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from South Padre Island, Texas to Rio Grande Valley International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 836

$101 - $157

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Fly from Brownsville  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brownsville (BRO) to Austin (AUS) BRO - AUS

$171 - $384

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 898 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 9336 / ...

$119 - $203

Taxi, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Padre Island to Harlingen, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Alice, Tx 836 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Alice, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 836 / ...
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 836

$180 - $280

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from South Padre Island to Austin 372.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from South Padre Island to Austin is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Padre Island to Austin is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between South Padre Island and Austin is 292 miles. The road distance is 372.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Padre Island to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 2 min and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from South Padre Island to Austin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Padre Island to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $210 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Harlingen Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Padre Island to Austin is 373 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from South Padre Island to Austin.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Harlingen Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Padre Island to Austin.
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  • Distance: 291.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

Southwest Airlines flies from South Padre Island to Austin 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Padre Island to Austin via Brownsville, Tx and San Antonio, Tx in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Harlingen to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Harlingen to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Brownsville to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Brownsville to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
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 Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Alice, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Alice, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Alice, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
South Padre Shuttle
Website
southpadreshuttle.com
Shuttle from South Padre Island, Texas to Rio Grande Valley International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
myrioride.bookingtool.net
Other operators
Taxi from South Padre Island to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
BB's Taxi
Phone
+1 956-761-1111
Website
bbstaxi.com

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The best way to get from South Padre Island to Harlingen Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $20.

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