There are 7 ways to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Brownsville  •  7 h 19 min

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

$282 - $1,302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis, MO to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$184 - $328

5 alternative options

Fly to Harlingen  •  7 h 30 min

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

$202 - $1,222

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 30 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

Train, bus  •  33 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak 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 8 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak 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

$226 - $509

Drive  •  20 h 14 min

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

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 20 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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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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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from St. Louis to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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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 Dallas/Forth Worth, Elm @ Cesar Chavez - W - Ns, Elm @ Field - W - Fs, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 29 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,500
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Chicago Midway, Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from St. Louis to Harlingen via Chicago Midway, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 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 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak 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
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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 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 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
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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