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Est. 2012
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Brownsville/SPI (BRO)

Brownsville/ South Padre Island International Airport - BRO

Need a ride?  We can help!  Call us at 956 - 455 - 3628 and we can make arrangements to have a driver pick you up at the airport of your choice!

The Brownsville/South Padre Island Airport is located approximately 26 miles away from South Padre Island, Texas.  (35 minute drive).  2 airlines provide service to this airport with non-stop flights to/from Houston and Dallas, Texas.  There is a restaurant/bar and gift shop located inside the airport.  See more...

There are several options to reach South Padre Island, Texas from the Brownsville / South Padre Island Airport.  You can take the FREE airport shuttle which will take you to Port Isabel, Texas.  From there you will need to take a different bus (FREE) to South Padre Island.   Shuttle schedules may vary throughout the year, click here for more information.  Taxis are available right outside the airport.  Rates may vary depending on time of arrival, $65.00 - $75.00 one way for one adult.  Additional adults may increase price.  Finally, you can also have us arrange for a driver to pick you up at the airport for a guaranteed rate of $60.00 one way regardless of what time you arrive, up to 4 adults/passengers. 


There are 2 airlines operating at the Brownsville/South Padre Island International airport.  Check out the prices below to see who has the best deals or compare prices by visiting any of the flight/hotel package affiliates on the right.
United Airlines (Continental)

1 - 800 - 523 - FARE (3273)
American Airlines

1 - 800 - 433 - 7300

Rental Cars

The Brownsville/South Padre Island airport has rental car agencies ready to serve you.  You will locate them right next to the baggage claim.
Hertz Rent - A - Car
700 S. Amelia Earhart Dr.
Brownsville, Texas 78520
(956) 542-7466
700 S. Amelia Eearhart Dr.
Brownsville, Texas 78520
(956) 546-5119
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
700 S. Amelia Earhart Dr.
Brownsville, Texas 78720
(956) 574-9612
National Car Rental
700 S. Amelia Earhart Dr.
Brownsville, Texas 78720
(956) 550-0354

SPI Shuttle Service

You can take advantage of the affordable airport shuttle service from the BRO airport to South Padre Island.  This service requires that you board a separate shuttle (The Wave) in Port Isabel, Texas that will take you across the causeway to South Padre Island.  Fee is $2.00.  Click on the link below for more information.
Personalized Airport Shuttle Service

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Taxi Service

If taking the SPI Shuttle isn't for you, take a taxi to South Padre Island.  Taxis are found immediately outside the airport to your left hand side.  An average cab fare can range from $75.00 +.  Rate negotiation is always possible or simply find someone to split the cab fare.
Rio Taxi
956 - 551 - 2926

South Padre Island Souvenirs
by ML Photo & Frame

Get authentic South Padre Island and Port Isabel
souvenir products at:

Artesanos del Mar Gallery
5009 Padre Blvd. Suite 5
South Padre Island, Texas 78597
956 - 455 - 3628


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