Laredo Transportation

Laredo is accessible by car via Interstate highway I-35, and highways US 59 and US 83. I-35 is the U.S. portion of the Pan American Highway that stretches from Central America to Canada.

Laredo International Airport has scheduled direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth (80 minutes) and Houston (80 minutes) and Las Vegas (165 minutes) via American Eagle, Continental Express, Allegiant.

El Metro, is the city's municipal bus service, offering scheduled routes as well as paratransit services. Laredo is quite spread out, so car rental is an attractive local transportation alternative. El Metro works with a fleet of over 47 fixed route buses, 2 trolleys and 18 Paratransit/El Lift vans. El Metro hub is located in downtown Laredo at El Metro Transit Center. The Center also houses Greyhound Bus Lines and provides fee-based daily parking for downtown shoppers and workers. Rural transportation is provided by "La Aguila" (the Eagle) bus services. La Aguila provides daily services from Rio Bravo and El Cenizo to downtown Laredo at Jarvis Plaza.