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There are 9 ways to get from Texas to Matamoros by plane, bus, tram, train, night bus or car

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville  •  2 h 6 min

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

$204 - $470

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9087 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$54 - $137

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Fly Houston to Brownsville  •  3 h 22 min

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

$122 - $654

Fly Austin to Harlingen, bus  •  4 h 11 min

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

$197 - $618

Line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Harlingen, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Harlingen (HRL) HOU - HRL
  3. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, TX

$199 - $377

Train, bus  •  12 h 16 min

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

$75 - $185

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  16 h 48 min

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

Night bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9389 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 9589

$54 - $137

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Matamoros 357 miles

$35 - $55

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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 2 h 6 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 10 h 4 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 10 h 4 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 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 2 h 6 min and costs $200 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 10 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Brownsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Texas to Matamoros bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Brownsville, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Texas to Matamoros.
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  • Distance: 430.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Matamoros every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Matamoros via San Antonio, Tx in around 10 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Houston to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Brownsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
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 Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Harlingen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Texas to Matamoros is 357 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to drive from Texas to Matamoros.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Matamoros. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Texas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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