The nearest major airport is Corpus Christi International Airport, which is approximately 43 miles away.
Directions North Padre Island via Car
North Padre Island is located southeast of the city of Corpus Christi, Texas. Visitors to the area should head east through Corpus Christi on Highway 358. After crossing the JFK Causeway onto Padre Island, Highway 358 changes to Park Road 22.
SPECIAL NOTE: North Padre Island is no longer connected to South Padre Island. To reach South Padre Island, get on Highway 77 and drive approximately three hours south of Corpus Christi. For information on South Padre Island, call 1-800-343-2368 or visit their website at www.sopadre.com.
From the Corpus Christi Airport
• Go towards the Airport Exit on International Boulevard
• Turn right on service road
• Take the TX-44 ramp; merge on TX-44
• Take the TX-358 exit; merge on TX-358
• Take the SOUTH PADRE ISLAND DR/SPID exit (Look for NASCC-CCAD sign)
• Continue on South Padre Island Drive/SPID approximately 20 miles
From San Antonio
• On IH 37 merge onto TX-358
• Take the South Padre Island Drive /SPID exit (Look for NASCC-CCAD sign)
• Continue on South Padre Island Drive/SPID approximately 15 miles
Departure Miles Hours
San Antonio 143 miles 2 hrs.
Houston 207 miles 3 hrs.
Austin 192 miles 3 hrs.
Dallas/Ft. Worth 377 miles 6 hrs.
Brownsville 159 miles 2.75 hrs.
Laredo 141 miles 2 hrs.