Distance between McAllen TX and San Antonio TX

The distance from McAllen to San Antonio is 240 miles by road including 94 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 23 minutes and goes through Edinburg, Pharr, Falfurrias, Premont, George West, Three Rivers and Campbellton.

Shortest distance by air 223 mi ✈️
Car route length 240.5 mi 🚗
Driving time 4 h 23 min
Fuel amount 8.2 gal
Fuel cost 31.1 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McAllen 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 83-S Business 4 mi, 04 min
Pharr 4 mi 0:04 04 min 0.1 gal
I 69C 9 mi, 09 min
Edinburg 14 mi 0:14 14 min 0.2 gal
I 69C US 281 11 mi, 11 min
Solino 25 mi 0:25 25 min 0.7 gal
US 281 55 mi, 1 h 11 min
Falfurrias 80 mi 1:36 1 h 36 min 2.7 gal
US 281 16 mi, 17 min
Premont 96 mi 1:54 1 h 54 min 3.0 gal
US 281 63 mi, 1 h 10 min
George West 158 mi 3:04 3 h 04 min 5.4 gal
US 281 10 mi, 10 min
Three Rivers 168 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 5.7 gal
US 281 22 mi, 20 min
Campbellton 190 mi 3:35 3 h 35 min 6.4 gal
I 37 53 mi, 47 min
San Antonio 243 mi 4:23 4 h 23 min 8.1 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McAllen 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 83-S Business 4 mi, 04 min
Pharr 4 mi 0:04 04 min 0.1 gal
I 69C 9 mi, 09 min
Edinburg 14 mi 0:14 14 min 0.2 gal
I 69C US 281 11 mi, 11 min
Solino 25 mi 0:25 25 min 0.7 gal
US 281 11 mi, 12 min
San Manuel 36 mi 0:37 37 min 1.0 gal
US 281 16 mi, 16 min
Rachal 52 mi 0:54 54 min 1.8 gal
US 281 4 mi, 04 min
Encino 57 mi 0:58 58 min 1.8 gal
US 281 24 mi, 37 min
Falfurrias 80 mi 1:36 1 h 36 min 2.7 gal
US 281 6 mi, 06 min
La Gloria 86 mi 1:43 1 h 43 min 2.9 gal
US 281 9 mi, 11 min
Premont 96 mi 1:54 1 h 54 min 3.0 gal
US 281 32 mi, 36 min
Del Norte Mobile Home Park Colonia 128 mi 2:30 2 h 30 min 4.2 gal
US 281 9 mi, 10 min
Midway 137 mi 2:40 2 h 40 min 4.6 gal
US 281 22 mi, 23 min
George West 158 mi 3:04 3 h 04 min 5.4 gal
US 281 10 mi, 10 min
Three Rivers 168 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 5.7 gal
US 281 22 mi, 20 min
Campbellton 190 mi 3:35 3 h 35 min 6.4 gal
I 37 53 mi, 47 min
San Antonio 243 mi 4:23 4 h 23 min 8.1 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from McAllen to San Antonio?

Fuel cost: 31.1 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 240.5 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.8 USD / gal)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from McAllen to San Antonio?

Driving time: 4 h 23 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 81 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 1 h 11 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 5 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 2 min
  • 96 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 1 h 43 min
  • 45 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 54 min
  • 9 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 17 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 1 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 12 mph = 7 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is McAllen to San Antonio by land?

The distance between McAllen and San Antonio is 240.5 mi by road including 94.4 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of McAllen and San Antonio respectively.

How far is McAllen to San Antonio by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between McAllen and San Antonio is 223.1 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of McAllen and San Antonio respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is McAllen from San Antonio by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 26 min to cover the distance of 223 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 37 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from McAllen to San Antonio?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 29 min to cover the distance of 223 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 42 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between McAllen and San Antonio?

The halfway point between McAllen and San Antonio is Del Norte Mobile Home Park Colonia. It is located about 8 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Del Norte Mobile Home Park Colonia to McAllen is 128 mi and driving will take about 2 h 30 min. The road between Del Norte Mobile Home Park Colonia and San Antonio has length 112 mi and will take approximately 1 h 53 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Midway is in 137 mi from McAllen and 104 mi from San Antonio
  • Premont is in 96 mi from McAllen and 145 mi from San Antonio
  • La Gloria is in 86 mi from McAllen and 154 mi from San Antonio

Where is McAllen in relation to San Antonio?

McAllen is located 223 mi south of San Antonio.

McAllen has geographic coordinates: latitude 26.20437, longitude -98.23008. Click here to see McAllen on map.

San Antonio has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.4246, longitude -98.49514. Click here to see San Antonio on map.

Which highway goes from McAllen to San Antonio?

The route from McAllen to San Antonio follows US 281, I 37.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • I 69C: 18 mi
  • US 83-S Business: 2 mi
  • TX 72: 1 mi
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