Del Rio

Amistad National Recreation Area

Del Rio is a city in the South Texas Plains, across the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña in Mexico.

Get in

By rail

Amtrak serves Del Rio, by the tri-weekly Sunset Limited, between Los Angeles and New Orleans, and Texas Eagle from Chicago.   Del Rio station is located at 100 North Main Street and also functions as an hub for the local bus network.

By bus

The Del Rio Regional Transportation Center at 100 North Main Street houses several intercity bus lines, as well as local transit and Amtrak passenger rail services.

By car

US 277 from Sonora on I-10 (about 80 miles north) or US 90 from San Antonio (about 200 miles east).

By air

Del Rio International Airport is used regionally as well as by Continental with flights to Houston.

Get around

The best way is by personal car. There is at least one taxi company.

By bus

Del Rio bus runs hourly between 8AM and 5PM, Monday through Saturday. The fare is: $2 for adults, $1 for seniors 55 and older and disabled, children under three are free. The phone number is: +1 830 703-5324


Whitehead Memorial Museum

Laughlin Air Force Base is located just outside Del Rio.



Del Rio has one, relatively small, indoor mall with typical mall stores: Beall's, Penney's, etc. and the town cinema with several screens.

The downtown area has numerous shops, including several antique shops and a few selling rustic furniture.


Standard fast food (Wendy's, Whataburger, etc.) and chains (Chili's, Luby's, etc.) are available.


Lorina's Cantina and TB's are excellent places for relaxing evenings with a beer and friends. TB's also offers excellent food seven nights a week, while Lorina's offers steaks on Wednesday nights from 6 to 8.




Go next

Routes through Del Rio

Tucson Alpine  W  E  San Antonio Houston
Tucson Alpine  W  E  San Antonio Dallas
Van Horn Marathon  W  E  Brackettville San Antonio
San Angelo Sonora  N  S  Eagle Pass Carrizo Springs
Ciudad Acuña  S  N  END

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