Distance from Plano, TX to McAllen, TX


540 mi


9 hours 41 mins

Gas Cost

$41 - $79

Loading Plano - McAllen Route Map

There are 479.84 miles from Plano to McAllen in south direction and 540 miles (869.05 kilometers) by car, following the I-35E route.

Plano and McAllen are 9 hours 41 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Plano, TX to McAllen, TX. The halfway point is Seguin, TX.

Plano, TX and McAllen, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 12:42 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 24.99 gallons of gas to cover the route between Plano, TX and McAllen, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Plano to McAllen is $65.72.

During the route, an average car will release 489.60 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Halfway Point Between Plano, TX and McAllen, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Plano, TX and McAllen, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 29.59537 and -97.918909, or 29º 35' 43.332" N, 97º 55' 8.0724" W. This location is 269.89 miles away from Plano, TX and McAllen, TX and it would take approximately 4 hours 50 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Seguin, TX, situated 275.38 miles from Plano, TX and 264.8 miles from McAllen, TX. It would take 4 hours 49 mins to go from Plano to Seguin and 5 hours to go from McAllen to Seguin.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Dallas, TX, Garland, TX, Richardson, TX, Round Rock, TX, San Antonio, TX and Waco, TX.

Best Hotels In or Near McAllen, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Plano, TX

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From $14


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From $18


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Weather in Plano, TX and McAllen, TX

Plano, TX

Light rain on Thursday and next Monday, with temperatures falling to 80°F on Sunday.

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8 144 degrees 7 122 degrees 8 57 degrees 10 36 degrees 11 32 degrees

McAllen, TX

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 90°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain Rain
94° 80° 95° 81° 92° 81° 90° 80° 91° 78°
12% Rain probability 23% Rain probability 55% Rain probability 60% Rain probability 42% Rain probability
12 132 degrees 14 130 degrees 10 98 degrees 9 61 degrees 9 36 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Plano, TX and McAllen, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 479.84 mi 772.23 km 416.97 nautical mi
Driving distance 540 mi 869.04 km 469.25 nautical mi

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