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McAllen-Linares Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

McAllen to Linares bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$36.00
Shortest Duration4h 59m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from McAllen to Linares right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from McAllen to Linares?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.00 was the low point for bus fares from McAllen to Linares. Buses from Linares to McAllen are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 124 miles (200 kilometers) from McAllen, TX to Linares, NLE. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 59 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Linares at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave McAllen?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from McAllen to Linares, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from McAllen to Linares every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Texas to Nuevo León without transferring.

What bus companies travel from McAllen to Linares?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from McAllen, Texas to Linares, Nuevo León. Of these two services, Transportes Tamaulipas usually offers more choice, with 4 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Sendor Primera15h 15m$36.00
Transportes Tamaulipas45h 16m$36.00

Where does the bus leave from in McAllen?

Most buses depart from the main station in McAllen, Texas:

  • Tornado Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Linares?

All buses from McAllen arrive at one main station in Linares, Nuevo León:

  • Central de Autobuses

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