There are 9 ways to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus 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 to Brownsville  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Brownsville (BRO) STL - BRO

$282 - $1,302

Cheapest option

Fly to Harlingen  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Harlingen (HRL) STL - HRL

$202 - $1,222

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Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to McAllen (MFE) STL - 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

$338 - $1,376

Fly to Corpus Christi, bus, shuttle  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Corpus Christi (CRP) STL - CRP
  2. Take the bus from Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$296 - $1,072

Train, night bus  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Dallas Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 9589

$233 - $521

Bus  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$214 - $448

Train, bus  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$244 - $562

Train, bus, shuttle  •  37 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$228 - $511

Drive  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to South Padre Island 1216.4 miles

$110 - $180

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The distance between St. Louis and South Padre Island is 961 miles. The road distance is 1216.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island without a car is to train and night bus which takes 28 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to South Padre Island is 1216 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 14 min to drive from St. Louis to South Padre Island.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 743+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 960.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from St. Louis to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to South Padre Island via Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 30 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,500
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Corpus Christi via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Corpus Christi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Kansas City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Oklahoma City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via New Orleans, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Corpus Christi via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
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. Louis Gateway Station to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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 Corpus Christi, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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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