TRAVELING TO MARFA BY CAR
It takes 3 hours of driving to reach Marfa from the nearest major airport, so unless you plan to arrive by private jet or train your journey will most likely involve some kind of roadtrip.
From the East: Take Interstate 10 West to Ft. Stockton. Exit onto Highway 67 South. Travel 47 miles to where Highway 67 South intersects with Highway 90 West. Continue on Highway 67/90 for 34 miles until you reach Marfa. Driving time: approximately 7 hours from San Antonio or Austin; 10 hours from Houston or Dallas;
From the West: Take Interstate 10 East to Van Horn. Exit onto Highway 90 East. Travel 74 miles into Marfa. Driving time: approximately 3 hours from El Paso; 17 hours from Los Angeles. Please note El Paso and Marfa are in different time zones.
From the North: From Midland/Odessa, take Interstate 20 West to Pecos. In Pecos, turn left onto Highway 17 South. Travel Highway 17 South through Balmorrhea, Ft. Davis, and into Marfa. Driving time: approximately 3 hours from Midland/Odessa.
From the South: Take Highway 67 North from Presidio to Marfa.
GETTING TO MARFA BY AIR, RAIL, OR BUS
El Paso and Midland/Odessa offer the closest major airports, both approximately 200 miles from Marfa. American, Continental, Delta, and Southwest Airlines service El Paso. Southwest, American Eagle, and Continental Airlines service Midland/Odessa. Major car rental agencies operate in both airports.
Resort Air Services flys into to Lajitas (near Big Bend National Park, about 2.5 hrs south of Marfa) out of Houston, Dallas, and Midland.
Amtrak offers regular rail service to Alpine, approximately 26 miles east of Marfa.
Greyhound offers daily connections from El Paso and Midland/Odessa to Van Horn (74 miles Northwest of Marfa).
In Alpine: (a colorful town just 26 miles east of Marfa, if accommodations in Marfa become scarce we highly recommend booking in Alpine. A duplicate portion of our program will also screen at Alpine’s Rangra Theater.)
In Ft. Davis: