HOUSTON GEORGE BUSH AIRPORT (IAH)
|Houston George Bush International Airport (23 miles north of downtown Houston) is served by the following ground transportation options:
A - local bus
B - shared ride van
C - taxi
D - limousine
E - rental car
The airport has five passenger terminals (A, B, C, D, E.) It also features an International Arrivals Building, located between terminals C, D and E.
|Terminal passenger links
An above ground automated people-mover called TerminalLink connects terminals B, C, D, E and the International Arrivals Building (IAB) for those with connecting flights. This allows passengers to travel within the airport without having to re-enter security. Note that a shuttle bus is needed to connect to terminal A without re-entering security - this bus connects with terminals B & C.
As well as the above an underground passenger train links all terminals, with free shuttle service to and from the City Economy Lot.
|A1: Metro Airport Direct shuttle bus
A half-hourly bus shuttle to downtown Houston. Called the 30/30/30 service because it leaves every 30 minutes, journey time is 30 minutes, and the cost (@ Summer 2009) is $30 return ($15 single.) Runs from 6.10am to 8.40pm.
Leaves from Terminal C and terminates downtown at the Downtown Transit Center.
|A2: 102 Bush IAH Express
Bus route 102 is the Bush Intercontinental Airport Express which runs from the airport (Terminal C) to Greenspoint Mall and the city centre.
|B1: Shared Ride Vans
A number of private companies run door-to-door vans providing service between the airport and various locations. Depending on the number of passengers, these vans may make multiple stops. Located at Terminals A, B, C & D at the lower level baggage claim area.
Destinations served include:
- Greater Houston Metro Area.
- downtown Houston.
- Clear Lake.
- Sugar Land.
- the Woodlands.
- Cruise Terminals.
@ Summer 2009 a downtown Houston fare would cost in the region of $25 + $7 per extra passenger.
|B2: Hotel Shuttles
Courtesy vans are operated by various hotels and motels in and around the airport area. There are courtesy telephones in the baggage claim areas to request pick-up.
Taxis can be hailed through the Ground Transportation employees outside each terminal. All destinations within Houston's city limits to/from Bush Intercontinental Airport are charged according to the flat zone rate or the meter rate, whichever is less.
Limousines are available only by advanced reservation.
|E: Rental Cars
The airport is serviced by the major rental car companies from a single, central location at the Consolidated Rental Car facility.
A common bus system is now shared by all rental car companies. To get there, follow the rental car signage at your arriving terminal and look for the white and maroon buses marked "Rental Car Shuttle".
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