Transportation & Location

train tracks with brownwood in the background

With access to major highways and interstates, rail, and air, Brownwood is well-positioned to serve your business.

Highway & Interstate Access

Brownwood is centrally located and served by several major US highways.

  • US 67 - North/South, Presidio TX to Sabula, IA

  • US 84 - East/West, Pagosa Springs, CO to Midway, GA 

  • US 183 - North/South, Refugio, TX to Presho, SD

  • US 377 - North/South, Del Rio, TX to Stroud, OK

The city also provides access to three major interstates that span the country.

  • Interstate 20 - 48 miles north (Cisco)

  • Interstate 10 - 135 miles south (Kerrville)

  • Interstate 35 - 124 miles east (Waco)


Brownwood is serviced by the BNSF Railroad, Texas Crusher Railway, and the Fort Worth & Western (FWWR.)

BNSF Railroad

BNSF is a Class I railroad and one of the largest freight railroads in North America. It is among the top transporters of intermodal freight and hauls bulk cargo.

Texas Rock Crusher Railway (TXR)

TXR serves the rail transport, storage, and operations needs of companies in the Pecan Valley and operates more than 6 miles of owned and customer-leased track in Brownwood. TXR interchanges with BNSF and serves the Camp Bowie Industrial Area.

Fort Worth & Western (FWWR)

FWWR operates 276+ miles of rail lines through 8 counties in North Central Texas from Carrollton to Brownwood. FWWR interchanges with three Class I railroads. FWWR offers competitive rates and partners with economic development organizations. 

Access to Regional & International Airports

Brownwood residents and business have access to passenger and cargo air services through area airports.

Brownwood Regional Airport

Situated on US 183, five miles north of Brownwood, Brownwood Regional Airport is a city-owned facility with two large commercial hangers, three “T” hangers, a patio-type hanger, a FedEx facility, and a terminal. The airport also has 1,150 acres of available development space surrounding the air operation area. 

Several other commercial airports are located in the Central Texas region, and DFW International Airport is located two and half hours northeast of Brownwood.

  • Abilene Regional Airport - 75 miles

  • Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport - 105 miles

  • Mathis Field, San Angelo - 114 miles

  • DFW International Airport - 174 miles