There are 5 ways to get from Waco to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle 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 Waco to Brownsville  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Waco (ACT) to Brownsville (BRO) ACT - BRO

$164 - $728

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Waco, Tx to Austin, Tx 895 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$135 - $241

3 alternative options

Fly Waco to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Waco (ACT) to McAllen (MFE) ACT - 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

$219 - $802

Bus to Austin, fly to Harlingen  •  7 h 10 min

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

$188 - $614

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Waco to South Padre Island 488.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Waco to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waco to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $160 - $750.

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The distance between Waco and South Padre Island is 606 km. The road distance is 782 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Waco to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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

American Airlines flies from Waco to South Padre Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waco to South Padre Island via Austin, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Waco to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Waco to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Waco, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, 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 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 - $50
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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