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Houston and Galveston Travel Guide

By Air

Houston has two major airports: Hobby Airport, 9 mi (15 km) southeast of downtown, and George Bush Intercontinental, 15 mi (24 km) northeast of the city. All the major rental companies have a presence at these airports, so for convenience's sake, it's best to rent them there. However, car-rental offices can be found all over the area, so if you you're in Galveston and decide to take a day trip to Houston, or vice versa, you can easily rent a car from an outpost near your hotel.

Airport Information

Houston Intercontinental Airport. 2800 North Terminal Rd., Houston, TX. 281/230–3100. www.fly2houston.com.

William P. Hobby Airport. 7800 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX. 713/640–3000. www.fly2houston.com.

Ground Transportation

Galveston Limousine Service. 800/640–4826. www.galvestonlimousineservice.com.

Yellow Cab of Galveston. 409/763–3333.

Super Shuttle. 800/258–3826.

United Cab (Houston taxis). 713/699–0000.

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