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Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
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By Dan Travel
Published on 07/17/2007
 
Information on Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Official website

Contact information:

Phone: (281) 230-3100

Getting there:

The airport is located 23 miles from downtown Houston.

Parking information:

Parking starts at $2 for the first 3 hours, $6 per day at the City Economy Lot. Continental passengers can check in their luggage here. The most convenient parking to the terminals is $1 for the first 1.5 hours, $13 per day.

For parking information, please tune in to 530 AM for availability, or call (281) 233-1730.

To pick up passengers, please go directly to the Cell Phone Lot until they are ready to be picked up. This lot is located close to the intersection of Will Clayton Parkway and Col. Fischer Drive.

Ground transportation:

Buses:

The cheapest way to get from the airport to downtown Houston is by Metro bus. Daily pass is $2.

Shuttle services:

Airport Express shuttle vans run between downtown Houston and the airport for about $23.

Taxis:

Cab fares between downtown Houston and the airport cost around $37.50, excluding surcharges. Fares are metered or a flat-zone rate, whichever is less expensive. Senior citizens get a 10 percent discount off the fare.

Rental Cars:

The following companies serve George Bush Intercontinental's Consolidated Rental Car Facility:

Advantage
Alamo
Avis
Budget
Dollar
Enterprise
Hertz
National
Thrifty

Getting around George Bush Intercontinental:

Shuttle trains:

An above-ground train transports passengers between Terminals B and C, and an underground train transports passengers between all terminals and the Airport Marriott Hotel. Please be aware that rental carts are not permitted on board the trains.

Airport amenities:

Lost and found:

Phone: (281) 230-3299

Traveler assistance:

There is multilingual assistance.

Wi-Fi High-Speed Internet:

Service is provided by Sprint PCS. $9.95 for 24 hours.

Other Amenities:

Restaurants, bars, stores.