George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Houston, Texas - TX, USA)
Lying to the north of the city, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) offers plenty of travel choices to choose between if you are planning to head into downtown Houston.
Serving George Bush Airport are buses, shuttles, taxis, car rental companies shared vans and upmarket limos. All of this ground transport means that you can easily travel into downtown Houston and beyond, reaching suburbs within the counties of Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery. Neighboring suburbs include Atascocita, Baytown, Humble, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Oak Ridge North, Pasadena, Spring, Sugar Lane and Tomball.
Public buses are operated by the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), collecting passengers from outside of Terminal C and traveling into cental Houston along Route number 102. Hotel shuttles may also be available, being completely free of charge and simply a telephone call away (use the courtesy booths at baggage reclaim).
Bus Services - Express Shuttle USA
Tel: +1 800 640 4826
An efficient shuttle service is provided by Coach USA / Express Shuttle USA (tel: +1 713 523 8888), serving the Houston area by providing door-to-door transport.
Ground transportation employees are on hand at the terminals (south side of Terminals A, B and C and to the west of Terminal D) to assist you in hailing taxi cabs. The journey from George Bush Airport into central Houston will take around 40 minutes, with fixed rates being charge for certain zones, namely Bear Creek, Downtown, Ellington Airport, Galleria, Greenway Plaza, Kingwood, Medical Center, NASA Space Center, North Houston, Reliant, River Oaks, West Memorial, William P. Hobby Airport and Willowbrook. Rates are increased at night (20:00 to 06:00). IAH Airport taxis include Fiesta Taxi Cabs, Liberty Taxi Cabs, Square Deal, United Taxis and Yellow Cabs.
Tel: +1 409 744 5466
Private limousine companies can either be booked in advance or arranged at the Ground Transportation Information counters. Limousines are provided by companies such as Advantage, Boss, Galveston Limousines and River Oaks, amongst others.