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Address: Houston, TX 77208-1429
Phone Number: +1 713-739-4000

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Metro isn't perfect but not bad either. I recommend.

Riding in the inner city is a smelly ride. It's decently priced. Metro 713 635 4000 for bus info and Train info

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 March 2015
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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903 reviews
349 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I found it hard to believe that a major city like Houston had no dedicated transfer system from the airport to the city but it is indeed true. Arriving into terminal D I was told the info desk didn't have any information, moving to terminal C I found the bus stop for the 102, again not a shred of information... More 

Thank stuart w
Santa Clarita, California
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

The best deal in public transportation is the bus ride from center city Houston to IAH. Similar bus accomodations to the FlyAway in Los Angles but at $1.25 ($0.60 for seniors). Best if you travel light.....you have to carry and cart your own suitcase. Watch the hours because it's best for day arrivals. It gets a little complicated at the... More 

1 Thank PHIL5E
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

I love streetcars and Houston has one of the finest systems I've seen, and it's expanding. I played hooky from my conference one day and ended up on the southbound streetcar from Downtown. I figured I'd let it take me around town. I had no destination, but knew I'd make a stop if anything seemed interesting enough. It was great... More 

1 Thank HarlemMade
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Riding in the inner city is a smelly ride. It's decently priced. Metro 713 635 4000 for bus info and Train info

Thank houston4ever
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

I have a two month old daughter I had to take her to the clinic so I decided to ride the metro for the first time. I looked online if I could take a stroller and it said yes but for safety reasons the stroller has to fold 'while on board'. Ok so I took the stroller and on my... More 

Thank sammisosa101
Shiner, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

you would think a simple park & ride into town to the George R Brown convention center would be simple. But there are multiple 228s with different routes and misinformation like 131 returns to the park and ride. if it weren't for the nice customer service people and bus drivers, as an out of towner, I would be screwed.

Thank Richard K
Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Compared to the public transit systems of other large cities (NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, etc...), Houston's is pretty cheap at $1.25 per ride. (And a Day Pass for $3, but you'll probably never need one). I hear Houstonians complain all the time about the quality of Metro, but honestly, it's not that bad. I've taken public transit at a lot... More 

Thank Howard L
Syracuse, New York
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115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

Our group took the MetroRail from a stop near our hotel to the Zoo one day and the Holocaust Museum on another. We got there and back very quickly. Ride cost was very reasonable, although on the first day we didn't quite grasp how the ticketing system worked. We purchased two tickets at our first entry (to cover our round... More 

3 Thank Linda T
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

Bus wait is long, and the last time i checked it is pay per ride with a very short transfer ticket life. The bus system is looming, not knowing exactly what to make of Houston's cryptic highway and road system.

2 Thank enlit
Pearland, Texas
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68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

I use the tram at Rodeo or football at Reliant. Park near one of the stops where free on street parking is available. Use the tram to go to your event, then take the tram back to where you parked. Very quick entry/exit from any event. No big rush where you park.

Thank rrcerny

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