Every year a good number of passengers set sail from the island. Many people fly into Houston from all around America exploring Galveston in a new way. Actually, the island is far away from the airport. From Houston Hobby (HOU) comes up with a distance of 40 miles and about 70 miles starting from Bush Intercontinental (IAH).
And here comes a good news that Galveston Cruise Shuttle services offer safe travel from Airport to the port. The transportation cost is not cheap and it is the only way to reach the port. There are different types of Shuttle services from the Houston Airport like Uber, Taxi Cab, Cruise Line Transfer Shuttle, Independent Shuttle, and car rentals. Depending upon your spending capacity, you can take any of the above transportation services. Some passengers prefer to opt for the cruise line taking care of the entire transportation. This transportation is restrictive and expensive. It leaves the airport at a certain time, waiting time is too much, it is a direct ride to the cruise port, and there is no possibility of getting any items on the way. There is a silver lining in the Cruise Shuttle travel, if you find a huge traffic with a breakdown, Cruise won’t leave without you.
The Cruise Transportation from Houston takes about $40 for one way. Cruise Shuttle will pick the passengers from the Houston Airport and drop you at the Galveston Port. The traveling van is clean and comfortable with a lot of room for your luggage. One can book Shared Shuttle also from any of the two airports. The alternative way to reach the Galveston port is through an Uber or a taxi. It is fast, picks you up from the airport, and more comfortable. There is only one problem with Taxi, it is quite expensive. About $60 from Hobby and $100 from Bush Airport is the approximate price of the one-way ride.
The market is increasing day by day, a number of user-friendly shuttle services today come out for Galveston Cruise Transportation. When you start your journey with a large group you can avail the shuttles enjoying a nice ride. It charges around $40-$50 for a round trip, which is applicable for an individual. There are many different packages available, as you increase the pay. They offer both Shared and Private Shuttles from the Houston Airport and Bush Airport. You can have the freedom to explore the Galveston by choosing private shuttle service or a car rental service. There are very nice hotels near the port and one can stay and explore more about Galveston. Cheapest and safest way of transportation from the airport to the port is through the Shuttles.