International travelers fly into Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport. Located at 700 Minnesota Avenue, the airport is easily accessed from Brownsville downtown, South Padre Island and Matamoros Mexico (only 5 minutes away). Serviced by Allegiant, Ameican and United Airlines, flights connect Brownsville to Houston & Dallas-Fort Worth. From there, travelers make connections to national and international destinations in Canada and Mexico. For details about flights departures and arrivals, check out the airport's website at http://www.flybrownsville.com.

The traveler can rent a car from the rental companies located in the airport; it is possible as well to rent cars to drive into Mexico. If arriving in your own car, parking is $5. You can always take a taxi or if you are staying in a hotel, check if it offers shuttle service to customers. 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. Additional transportation information can be found on the Brownsville CVB's transportation page.

Alternative airports are McAllen-Miller Inernational in McAllen (55 minutes from Bronswille)  and Valley International Airport in Harlingen (25 minutes from Brownsville).