Getting from the Airport to Galveston Cruise Terminal
There are three airports commonly used to reach Galveston:
-- transfer International Airport in Galveston (GLS)
-- William Hobby International Airport in Houston (HOU)
-- George Bush International Airport in Houston (IAH)
You have multiple transportation options from the Airports to the Galveston cruise ship terminal. These include cruise line bus transfer, private shuttle bus, private town car, taxi, and car rental. Below are the costs of the various modes of transportation between Galveston cruise ship terminal and the airport, and some helpful advice for your consideration about each option. Check out all the transportation options - you might be surprised about which mode of transport between the Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the airport is the best value.
Taking a Taxi Cab between Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the Airport
Taking a taxi cab between Houston Hobby Airport (HOU) and the Galveston cruise ship terminal will run about $90. From George Bush International (IAH), it will be about $130. Taxi fare from Schole International (GLS) in Galveston should be about $25.
Taking the Cruise Line transfer between Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the Airport
On average, Cruise Line transfers between the airports and Galveston cruise ship terminal are $35 per person, each way. A benefit of cruise line transfers is that they watch your flight for delays. Within reason, they may delay the departure of the ship if your flight is late.
Taking a Shared Private Shuttle between Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the Airport
Generally, shared private shuttles between the airports and the Galveston cruise ship terminal are the most economical (other than the cruise-line provided transportation). if you have 6 or more passengers in your party. The cost for six passengers via a shared private shuttle between Houston Hobby (HOU) and the Galveston cruise ship terminal is about $35 per person, each way. From George Bush International (IAH), the cost is about $40 and from Schole International (GLS), $35.
Taking a Rental Car between Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the Airport
There are many rental car companies with locations at the airport and near Galveston. You can get a rental car between the Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the airports for about $65. The rental car agencies have shuttles to take you to and from the ship.
Taking a Town Car between Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and the Airport
A town car between the Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal and Houston Hobby (HOU) may run $90 or more. For George Bush International (IAH), the cost may exceed $130, but prices will vary by type of car. This is just a little more than a taxi cab, but you are in a nicer vehicle. For 4 people going between the airport and cruise ship terminal, this can be as economical as a taxi. Larger vehicles (Suburbans) are available for an additional charge for larger parties.
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