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Getting around the Gulf Coast Capital
Corpus Christi offers multiple modes of arrival for travelers, including land, sea, and air, with several options available for each mode of transportation, providing plenty of options to get around the city from public transportation to car-sharing services.
Whether you prefer to travel by land, sea, or air, Corpus Christi provides multiple options for easy access. Visitors can choose the mode of transportation that suits their needs and enjoy the attractions and natural beauty that the city has to offer.
Getting Here & Getting Home
Arrival By Land:
US 181 | I-37 | US 77/HWY 44
Driving Times To/From Major Cities:
San Antonio – 2 Hours | Mcallen – 2.5 Hours | Austin – 3.5 Hours | Houston – 3.5 Hours | Dallas/Fort Worth – 6 Hours
Arrival By Sea:
Corpus Christi Municipal Marina
400A N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Arrival By Air:
Houston – 45 Min. Flight | Dallas/Fort Worth – 1 Hour Flight
Corpus Christi International Airport offers flights via Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines with non-stop service to Dallas and Houston, making it a convenient option to reach Corpus Christi by air with flight connections from Houston taking just 45-minutes and connections from Dallas/Fort Worth taking approximately one-hour. The airport offers a plethora of dining options, free Wi-Fi, and a gift shop. On top of that they also have meeting rooms available for rent.
Domestic Nonstop Flights To And From Corpus Christi
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport - Dallas, Texas (DFW)
American Airlines - DFW provides nonstop service to 148 domestic and 52 international destinations
William P. Hobby Airport - Houston, Texas (HOU)
Southwest - HOU provides nonstop service to 71 domestic and 8 international destinations
George Bush Intercontinental Airport - Houston, Texas (IAH)
United - IAH provides nonstop service to 120 domestic and 69 international destinations
Get real-time flight information for departures and arrivals at Corpus Christi International Airport.
For arrival by land, Corpus Christi can be easily accessed via several major highways such as US 181, I-37, and US 77/HWY 44. The driving times from major cities to Corpus Christi are as follows: approximately 2 hours from San Antonio, approximately 2.5 hours from McAllen, approximately 3.5 hours from Austin, approximately 3.5 hours from Houston, and approximately 6 hours from Dallas/Fort Worth.
For parking in the downtown/uptown area, use the Park Corpus Christi app. Park at meters or on side streets and pay by using the Park Corpus Christi app. Available for iPhone and Android devices.
Riding scooters is a popular and convenient method of travel in Corpus Christi, Texas. With the city's pleasant weather and numerous scenic spots, scooters provide an enjoyable way to explore the area. Visitors and locals alike can easily rent scooters from various rental services available throughout the city. Scooters offer the flexibility to navigate through traffic and easily access popular attractions, beaches, and downtown areas. Whether cruising along the scenic shoreline or zipping through the vibrant streets, riding scooters in Corpus Christi offers a fun and efficient way to experience the city's charm and natural beauty. Locate and rent motorized scooters throughout downtown Corpus Christi.
The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA) has bus lines that run throughout the city of Corpus Christi providing easy transportation for visitors and locals alike. If you are staying downtown, the 78- North Beach Bus and 76-Harbor Bridge Shuttle Bus will get you over to some of the attractions on North Beach, as well as a quick trip over the Harbor Bridge. Be sure to check out their website for updated bus schedules and bus routes for your convenience. The Corpus Christi RTA provides transportation throughout the region, learn more here.
An overview of the central city and downtown Corpus Christi.
Getting around the Gulf Coast Capital is easy. We have plenty of options to get around the city from public transportation to car-sharing services. Download our printable transportation guide here.
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