Directions to Port Aransas

Use Our Guide to Getting to Port Aransas Texas

Port Aransas is located on Mustang Island offering 18 miles of wide-open sandy shores and a quintessential beach vibe. Port Aransas is an idyllic destination for a family vacation, a fishing excursion, a romantic getaway, and more. If you’re planning a Port Aransas vacation, let us help you with all the details.


First, find the perfect Port Aransas vacation rental accommodations for your group's needs and interests. At Starkey Properties, you can secure vacation homes along the Gulf of Mexico, pet-friendly rentals, homes with a private pool, and so much more. While a car can be nice to have here to get around, we also have a variety of homes that include a golf cart rental so you can feel truly connected to island living. 

Driving Directions to Port Aransas

Once you've chosen your rental home in Port Aransas, it's time to start figuring out the logistics of your travel here. Whether you're driving or flying, getting to Port Aransas is half the fun. Located along the Gulf Coast of Texas, Port Aransas is easily accessible via Interstate 37, which goes through San Antonio, as well as other local highways like Highway 35, Highway 77, Highway 44, and Highway 181. 

Port Aransas Distances From Major Cities

Directions to Port Aransas

Port Aransas Ferry Directions

The Port Aransas Ferry runs 2-6 ferries each day and is a completely free way to travel via the Aransas Pass. Coined as the most scenic way to travel to Port Aransas, the ferry is a fun way to get here all throughout the year.


Each ferry can carry up to 20 passenger cars, and while ferries run throughout the day, be aware of potential waits during peak travel seasons and times. The Port Aransas Ferry provides updates to their schedule regularly so you can plan ahead. 

Nearest Airport to Port Aransas TX

The Corpus Christi International Airport is the closest airport to Port Aransas, TX, and many major airlines come through here. American Airlines, Southwest, and United travel to all major U.S. cities and international hubs.


If you're flying to the Corpus Christi Airport, you have the option to rent a car to get to Port Aransas or to hire one of the many door-to-door taxi services operating at Corpus Christi International Airport. Limos and charter buses are also great options for those not needing a car once they arrive at their Port Aransas rental home. If you do want to have a car so you can easily get around town, there are several major car rental companies that operate out of the Corpus Christi International Airport. 

Rental Car Companies at Corpus Christi International Airport

Plan Your Vacation to Port Aransas, Texas

Starkey Properties is a local company in Port Aransas with decades of experience in property management. When you stay with Starkey Properties, you can rest assured that you'll be staying in professionally managed rentals with top-quality amenities and features. Browse all of our Port Aransas vacation rentals to find the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy this beach community. 

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