There are 10 ways to get from Wisconsin 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.

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Fly Milwaukee to Brownsville  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Brownsville (BRO) MKE - BRO

$222 - $802

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Bus, shuttle  •  38 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$208 - $466

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Fly Milwaukee to Harlingen  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Harlingen (HRL) MKE - HRL

$342 - $1,522

Fly Madison to Brownsville  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Brownsville (BRO) MSN - BRO

$334 - $1,404

Fly Milwaukee to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to McAllen (MFE) MKE - 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

$317 - $1,076

Fly Madison to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to McAllen (MFE) MSN - 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

$389 - $1,478

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Harlingen  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI to St. Paul
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Harlingen (HRL) MSP - HRL

$295 - $1,269

Bus  •  36 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 831 / ...

$235 - $514

Train, bus  •  42 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$292 - $687

Drive  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to South Padre Island 1589.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 26 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island is to fly which costs $220 - $800 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Wisconsin and South Padre Island is 1341 miles. The road distance is 1589.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 1 min and costs $230 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 8 h 3 min and costs $220 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $550 and takes 36 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wisconsin to South Padre Island is 1590 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 22 min to drive from Wisconsin to South Padre Island.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Brownsville Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wisconsin to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 1341 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Milwaukee to South Padre Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to South Padre Island via Chicago, Il, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 36 h 1 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Madison to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Milwaukee to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Madison to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Atlanta, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via St. Louis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Baltimore, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Nashville, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Reagan Washington, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
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 Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
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 Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Coach USA

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs $3.

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