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The closest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, located at a distance of 10 miles from the city center of Houston, TX.


Getting around in Houston, TX

Public Transportation 


The public transportation service in Houston is provided by Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, more popularly referred to as simply METRO, which operates buses, light rail, and lift vans.


The intercity bus service is offered by the Greyhound Lines and El Expreso, which is a Mexican trans-border bus line, which also serves destinations throughout southeastern United States.


The rail service is provided by Amtrak's Sunset Limited, the only passenger train route with a stop in Houston.


Major Highways and Roads 


The major highways and roads, which serve Houston, include: BW-8 (The Beltway/Sam Houston Tollway), IH-45 North (North Freeway), SH-225 East (Pasadena Freeway), IH-45 South (Gulf Freeway), SH-288 South (South Freeway), IH-10 West (Katy Freeway), US-290 West (Northwest Freeway), IH-10 East (Baytown/East Freeway), US-59 North (Eastex Freeway), IH-610 (The Loop) and US-59 South (Southwest Freeway).

How to get Rice University campus?


Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!


From William P. Hobby Airport: Head southeast on Paul B Koonce St., toward A Ave., and take the 1st right onto A Ave. Turn right to stay on A Ave. and take the 1st left onto Old Telephone Rd. Turn right at Braniff and take the 1st right onto Telephone Rd. Continue onto Reveille St. and take the ramp to TX-35 N. Merge onto I-45 N, and then take exit 46B on the left to merge onto TX-288 S, toward Lake Jackson/Freeport/US-59 S/Victoria. Take the exit onto US-59 S, toward Victoria and exit onto Fannin St. Turn right at Sunset Blvd. and left at Main St. Turn right at Loop Rd. and take the 1st left to stay on Loop Rd. Rice University will be on the right.