Austin to McAllen Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $27
Fastest Way Flight — 4h 20min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 41 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 282 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Alaska Airlines, United, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$27 · 7h 15min · 41 lb of CO2
Austin to McAllen
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Flight
$219 · 4h 20min · 391 lb of CO2
AUS to MFE
+1 more option

Austin to McAllen Flights

There are 1 airports — AUS — that make sense to fly out of from Austin and 2 airports — MFE, REX — to access McAllen. The best deals are usually found by flying out of AUS.

Alaska Airlines, United operate flights which can help you travel from Austin to McAllen.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to Mc Allen Miller Intl (MFE). United flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to Mc Allen Miller Intl (MFE) and is the quickest flight to get you from Austin to McAllen.Out of the 3 total modes of travel to McAllen from Austin, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$38 · 5h 2min · 57 lb of CO2
Austin to McAllen

Drive from Austin to McAllen

It's 283 miles between Austin to McAllen. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 2min and 5h 17min from Austin to McAllen under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 32min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to McAllen by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $38.

What is the best way to travel from Austin to McAllen?

The are 7 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Austin to McAllen. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Austin towards McAllen, as it is the cheapest to McAllen. It's common to find tickets for as low as $27. Greyhound operates from Austin to McAllen, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Austin to McAllen?

On your trip from Austin to McAllen, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

What's the cheapest way from Austin to McAllen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Austin to McAllen is by bus. The bus costs $27 roughly and will take 7 hours 15 minutes.

How long does it take from Austin to McAllen by car?

The total distance between Austin and McAllen is 283 miles and will take you about 5 hours 2 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $38.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Austin to McAllen
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Austin to McAllen
Flight
United United from Austin to McAllen
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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