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Getting to Brownsville

Finding Brownsville is easy; we’re On the Border, By the Sea.  As a gateway to the United States (and soon to space) you can get to Brownsville by Air, Bus or Car.

By Air

Fly right into Brownsville via the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO). Our airport services American Airlines and United Airlines. Southwest Airlines is serviced nearby in Harlingen, approximately 28 miles North of downtown Brownsville.

The Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport has been in operation since March 9, 1929 when Charles Lindbergh landed in Brownsville after a historic five-hour flight from Mexico City establishing the first International Airmail service. Lindbergh was welcomed to a crowd of 20,000 people, which included Amelia Earhart.

For more information, please visit www.flybrownsville.com

By Bus

Many international options are available to arrive by bus into Brownsville. 11 intercity bus companies currently operate out of Brownsville’s bus terminal, La Plaza at Brownsville.

Brownsville Metro
La Plaza at Brownsville Terminal

755 International Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 548-6050

For more information, please visit bmetro.cob.us

 
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Things to Do

Brownsville has much to offer from hotels and restaurants to things to do such as birding and a visit to Boca Chica beach.

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Tours

As you enter Brownsville’s Mitte Cultural District, you’ll find many attractions and things to do within a four-block radius.

By Bus

Many international options are available to arrive by bus into Brownsville. 11 intercity bus companies currently operate out of Brownsville’s bus terminal, La Plaza at Brownsville.

Brownsville Metro
La Plaza at Brownsville Terminal

755 International Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 548-6050

For more information, please visit bmetro.cob.us

 
Convention and Visitors Bureau in Brownsville Texas photo
Things to Do

Brownsville has much to offer from hotels and restaurants to things to do such as birding and a visit to Boca Chica beach.

We love This City Brownsville Texas slogan
Tours

As you enter Brownsville’s Mitte Cultural District, you’ll find many attractions and things to do within a four-block radius.

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Lodging

Explores plenty of Lodging options, from Hotels to RV parks.

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Nightlife

Steeped in a rich South Texas heritage and located in the South Texas tropics, Brownsville is a perfect leisure travel destination where you’ll find plenty of nightlife activities.

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Restaurants

With the food of several cultures, Brownsville, Texas is the perfect place for the food connoisseur, with dishes such as these Spicy Beef Barbacoa Tacos.

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Events

The border culture comes alive with festivals and events throughout the year in Brownsville.

By Car

Where does the highway end? It ends in beautiful Brownsville, Texas at the end of Interstate 69E.

To Brownsville From

United States Distance Mexico Distance
Austin 325 mi Ciudad Mante 457 km (283 mi)
Dallas 516 mi Ciudad Victoria 323 km (200 mi)
Houston 352 mi Monterrey 307 km (190 mi)
Laredo 199 mi San Luis Potosí 654 km (406 mi)
San Antonio 272 mi Tampico 499 km (310 mi)
Source: Travel Texas Official Map and Google
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