• The churches of San Antonio were the heart of the Spanish colonal mission communities.

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Public Transportation

VIA

The public transportation system in San Antonio is VIA. Bus 42 from downtown will bring you to Mission Concepción and San José. Bus 36 from downtown will take you to Mission San Juan.

There is no bus servive to Mission Espada.

 
Taxi
TAXIS

Taxis are available for trips to all four missions. From downtown to the farthest mission, Espada, is approximately 11 miles.

Did You Know?

The pad, flower, and fruit of the prickly pear cactus are all edible.

that the prickly pear cactus was a regular part of the South Texas Indians' diet? The pad, the flower, and the tuna (fruit) are all edible. Even today, "nopales" are found in the produce department of Texas grocery stores.