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Transportation to Houston Airport from the City Center

G.Bush Intercont Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located 37 km from the city center. Also referred to as Houston Airport it serves the Greater Houston area, operating both domestic and international flights. Taxis and buses are the most widely used methods of transportation to get to the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center. You can also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so you can pay using cash or credit. Implementing a special 10% discount for elderly passengers is required by law. A taxi from the city center to Houston Airport takes about 30 minutes.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport is by bus. Buses are a cheaper alternative when compared to taxis but they do take longer. A bus from the city center to the airport takes over an hour. Buses run more frequently over the weekends due to the increase in the number of passengers over the weekends. Buses drop off passengers at the terminal departures level. For more information on bus routes please visit Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport’s website.   

Rental Car

Renting a car in the city center is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport. Renting a car is also a great option to get around in the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the airport, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise. You can return your rental car vehicle at the Rental Car Center located adjacent to the airport. There is a shuttle service that connects the Rental Car Center and the airport terminals. The shuttles are blue and white and get to the airport terminals in 5 minutes.

Airport Information

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, also referred to as Houston Airport, is located 37 km from downtown Houston. Houston Airport operates passenger services out of 5 terminals that are connected to each other by the TerminaLink train, which is for passengers only, and an underground train, that everyone has access to. Houston Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their basic needs and services that could be considered more unique. The airport contains ATMs, free Wi-Fi, charging stations, currency exchange services, vending machines, a lost and found, mail services, restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. Houston Airport also features shoeshine services and pet relief areas.

Houston Airport aims to provide a relaxing yet fun environment for passengers once they’ve landed or as they wait for their flight. Stores where passengers can go shopping include ATU Duty Free and Dufry Tax & Duty Free stores, Bayou city Travelmart, Americana, Automated Kiosks for Benefit Cosmetics, Best Buy Express, and AT&T, as well as Brooks Brothers, Bluewire, Brookstone, City Point, Corsa Collections, Dylan’s candy Bar, Eddie Bauer, eSavvy, Headphone Hub, Hugo Boss, Johnston & Murphy, and more.

There are also a rich variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious international cuisine. Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Auntie Anne’s, Barcuterie, Belgian Beer Café, Blaze Pizza, Bullritos, Café Adobe, Camden food co., Center Bar, Chili’s Too, Dunkin’ Donuts, La Salsa, Le Grand Comptoir, Panda Express, Republic, Starbucks, Subway, Upper Crust, Urban Crave, Wendy’s, and Zori Bistro. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Hobby Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located 37 km from the city center. Also referred to as Houston Airport it serves the Greater Houston area, operating both domestic and international flights. Taxis and buses are the most widely used methods of transportation to get to the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center. You can also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so you can pay using cash or credit. Implementing a special 10% discount for elderly passengers is required by law. A taxi from the city center to Houston Airport takes about 30 minutes.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport is by bus. Buses are a cheaper alternative when compared to taxis but they do take longer. A bus from the city center to the airport takes over an hour. Buses run more frequently over the weekends due to the increase in the number of passengers over the weekends. Buses drop off passengers at the terminal departures level. For more information on bus routes please visit Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport’s website.   

Rental Car

Renting a car in the city center is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport. Renting a car is also a great option to get around in the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the airport, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise. You can return your rental car vehicle at the Rental Car Center located adjacent to the airport. There is a shuttle service that connects the Rental Car Center and the airport terminals. The shuttles are blue and white and get to the airport terminals in 5 minutes.

Airport Information

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, also referred to as Houston Airport, is located 37 km from downtown Houston. Houston Airport operates passenger services out of 5 terminals that are connected to each other by the TerminaLink train, which is for passengers only, and an underground train, that everyone has access to. Houston Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their basic needs and services that could be considered more unique. The airport contains ATMs, free Wi-Fi, charging stations, currency exchange services, vending machines, a lost and found, mail services, restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. Houston Airport also features shoeshine services and pet relief areas.

Houston Airport aims to provide a relaxing yet fun environment for passengers once they’ve landed or as they wait for their flight. Stores where passengers can go shopping include ATU Duty Free and Dufry Tax & Duty Free stores, Bayou city Travelmart, Americana, Automated Kiosks for Benefit Cosmetics, Best Buy Express, and AT&T, as well as Brooks Brothers, Bluewire, Brookstone, City Point, Corsa Collections, Dylan’s candy Bar, Eddie Bauer, eSavvy, Headphone Hub, Hugo Boss, Johnston & Murphy, and more.

There are also a wide variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious international cuisine. Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Auntie Anne’s, Barcuterie, Belgian Beer Café, Blaze Pizza, Bullritos, Café Adobe, Camden food co., Center Bar, Chili’s Too, Dunkin’ Donuts, La Salsa, Le Grand Comptoir, Panda Express, Republic, Starbucks, Subway, Upper Crust, Urban Crave, Wendy’s, and Zori Bistro. 

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

Transportation to Austin (Austin Municipal) City Center from Airport

Austin Airport has been offering service as one of the city's most important airports for many years. The airport, which has a serious passenger traffic, is frequently preferred by many passengers because of its location. It has a large aerodrome that allows the boarding of every kinds of aircrafts for 24 hours. The airport having a complete infrastructure for international flights meets every need of the passengers. You can easily arrive at the city center by choosing any of the transportation options such as taxi, airport shuttle services, hotel services or bus.

Car Rental

There are many companies at the airport where you can rent a car. You can rent a car from the Austin Airport and get to the city center in a very comfortable way. You can get in contact with a car rental company in advance and make a reservation. You can also request help from your hotel about this issue.

Bus

Thanks to the buses departing from the terminal located outside the airport, you can easily and quickly get to the city center. You can use these transportation vehicles with daily or monthly tickets. You should make sure that you have taken the right bus route in order to go to your destination. Real-time arrival information of buses can be found on boards installed at the bus stops. The fare is calculated as $8 for the travel from the airport to the city center.

Hotel Services

Many hotels offer shuttle service for the transportation to the city center. In order to benefit from this opportunity, you should get in contact with the hotel in advance and make a reservation. These transportation vehicles are ideal and cost-effective for people with much baggage especially when they are preferred with crowded groups.

Taxi

Taxis are the commonly preferred transportation vehicles for passengers who want to get to the city center from the airport without losing time. You can easily get on a taxi from the taxi stands that you can find outside the airport. The fare of taxis, which have an important place in the city traffic, is calculated as $3.40 per kilometer. Taxi fare varies between $35 and $50 when the distance between the airport and the city center is calculated. It will be for your benefit to discuss the amount with the driver before getting on the taxi.

Last Updated: 09 Apr 2017
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