The William P. Hobby Airport is an international airport located 7 miles from downtown Houston. The airport consists of a Main Terminal and Central and International Concourses.
Houston Hobby is served by Houston METRO bus routes 50, 73, and 88. Buses run from 03:41 to midnight and one-way fares are USD 1.25. Check the website for specific schedules.
Main Terminal, landside, lower level, outside baggage claim, curb zone 13
All destinations within Houston’s city limits to/from Hobby Airport are charged according to the flat Zone Rate or meter rate, whichever is less. The downtown day rate to downtown Houston is USD 26.50 and USD 27.50 in the evenings. The journey takes 25-35 minutes.
Main Terminal, landside, lower level, outside baggage claim, curb zone 3
There are four free phone charging kiosks which also serve as a secure locker for electronic devices.
Main Terminal, landside, central lobby
Main Terminal, landside, ground level, baggage claim
Central Concourse, airside, near gates 24-32
Central Concourse, airside, near gate 40
This seafood favourite offers American Cajun and Gulf Coast specialties. Try a bowl of steaming gumbo, a po-boy sandwich with oysters, or catfish with a side of lumcrab for some good down-home cooking. If you prefer Tex-Mex, try Houston-based Pappasito’s near gate 21 for smothered burritos and or enchiladas.
Central Concourse, after security, level 2, next to gate 41
Hours: 08:00-21:00 Mon-Fri, 08:00-20:00 Sat, 09:00-21:00 Sun
The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is on the site of the original art-deco Houston airport terminal. The museum is located on the west side of Hobby Airport and showcases the city’s rich civil aviation heritage. The museum is less than 10 minutes away by taxi. Admission is USD 5 for adults and USD 2 for children.
We recommend a minimum 4 hour layover for a visit to collect your bags, see the museum, and get back in time to go through security.
Hours: 10:00-17:00 Tue-Sat, 13:00-17:00 Sun
There are no lounges offered at HOU airport except for Military personnel and their familiies.
WiFi, video games, TV, computers, library, snacks
Main Terminal, airside, near gate 40, 2 floor
Hours: 9:00-21:00 daily
There are no showers available at HOU.
The airport is serviced by eight major rental car companies from convenient pick up and drop off locations. Booths are located in the baggage claim area in the lower level. Buses and shuttle vans operate between the terminal and the car company sites.
Main Terminal, landside, lower level, outside baggage claim, curb zones 1A and 1B
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