There are 8 ways to get from Texas to Matamoros by plane, bus, 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 Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Brownsville (BRO) DFW - BRO

$204 - $470

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9095 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$54 - $137

6 alternative options

Fly Houston to Brownsville  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Brownsville (BRO) IAH - BRO

$122 - $654

Line 9088 bus to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Harlingen, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 9088 bus from Houston, Tx to Houston Se, Tx
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Harlingen (HRL) HOU - HRL
  3. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$180 - $361

Fly Austin to Harlingen, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Harlingen (HRL) AUS - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$171 - $588

Train, bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$75 - $185

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Matamoros Ciudad Juárez-Matamoros / ...

$66 - $122

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Matamoros 357 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Texas to Matamoros is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Texas to Matamoros is to fly which costs $200 - $470 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Texas to Matamoros. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Brownsville, Tx via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Texas and Matamoros is 430 miles. The road distance is 357 miles.

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The best way to get from Texas to Matamoros without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Texas to Matamoros, including transfers.

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Texas to Matamoros bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Texas to Matamoros is to fly which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $200 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Texas to Matamoros.
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  • Distance: 430.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Texas, USA and Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Matamoros every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Matamoros via San Antonio, Tx in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Austin to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Houston to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
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 Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 Houston, Tx to Houston Se, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Flexible
$12 - $15
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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