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Recommended option

Fly from Harlingen  •  4 h 35 min

  1. HRL - AUS

$171 - $574

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  10 h 59 min

$89 - $128

4 alternative options

Fly from Brownsville  •  6 h

  1. BRO - AUS

$171 - $384

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. 898 / ...
  2. 9336 / ...

$119 - $203

Taxi, bus, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. 836 / ...

$186 - $292

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. 372.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

Southwest Airlines flies from South Padre Island to Austin 4 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Harlingen to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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 48 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Megabus
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Padre Island and Austin is 466 km. The road distance is 596 km.

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

The quickest way to get from South Padre Island to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $170 - $600.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from South Padre Island to Austin, including transfers.