Hobby Airport Ground Transportation

Visitors and passengers at Hobby Airport have many choices when it comes to ground transportation options available to them once they arrive in Houston. These choices include taxis, limousines, SuperShuttle shared-ride, scheduled ground transportation shuttles, hotel/motel courtesy vans and even public (METRO bus) transportation. The assortment of ground transportation services can take you to your nearby or downtown hotel or anywhere else your local travel takes you in the surrounding communities. Shuttle service is even available to the areas of Galveston and the various cruise ship ports of embarkation(boarding).

All shuttle services are available curbside just outside of the baggage claim area on the lower level of the terminal.

Courtesy Shuttles

Courtesy vans are operated by the various local area hotels and motels in and around the airport. Please use the courtesy telephones found in the baggage claim area to request pick-up for most hotels and motels in the area surrounding the airport.

Shared Ride Service

SuperShuttle is now the provider ground transportation services at William P. Hobby airport.

SuperShuttle takes reservations(scheduled service) and picks-up travelers at their homes or businesses and takes them to the airports and vice versa. Walk-up service is also available(reservation not necessary). Please visit the SuperShuttle booth found in the baggage claim area.

Curbside Locations

  • Rental Car Shuttles - Curb Zones 1A and 1B (closest to the terminal)
  • Taxis - Lane 1 (closest to the terminal)
  • Off-Airport Parking Shuttles - Curb Zone 8B an 9A
  • Hotel/Motel Shuttles - Curb Zone 9B
  • Cruise Ship Motor Coaches - Curb Zones 8A and 10
  • Metro - Curb Zone 13
  • Limousines - Curb Zone 12A
  • SuperShuttle/Galveston Limousine
  • Service/Groundshuttle.com/Clear Lake Shuttle - Curb Zone 12B
  • Metro Bus - Curb Zone 13

Most shuttle services are available at the curb areas outside of the baggage claim area in the lower level. Please check in the terminal for specific locations.


Taxis are available for hire at Curb Zone 3 just outside of the baggage claim area in the lower level of the terminal.

Please be aware that all destinations within Houston's city limits to/from Hobby Airport are charged either the flat Zone Rate of the meter rate, whichever is less.

Please also note:

  • City ordinance permits the cab driver to add a $1.25 departure fee to the total fare for meter rate only.
  • Two or more passengers going to the same destination will only be charged one fare.
  • Late night surcharge - $1.00 per trip (8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.)
  • Senior citizens receive a 10% discount.

Public Bus Service

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) provides bus service. It is available at Curbzone 13 just outside of the baggage claim area in the lower level of the terminal.