Singers 2012 Spring Tour
ALTERNATE TRAVEL FROM HOUSTON
Alternative Departures from Houston
Grinnell Singers Tour, Spring 2012
Prep. Rev Darragh
Modified Feb. 10, 2012
NOTE: ALL students must notify Tour Coordinators of their travel plans, including departure times/ flight numbers. This applies especially to those with alternative plans.
March 24, 2012, Saturday
Overnight at Magnolia Hotel, Houston TX
1100 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: (713) 221-0011
~8:00 a.m. Suggested departure time for Grinnell Singers bus, destination Grinnell.
10:00 a.m. Check-out deadline of hotel (probably)
Three Possible Travel Alternatives:
- Public transit:
There are two public transit options: Bus 102 to IAH Airport, and Bus 88 to Hobby. Both buses depart from downtown METRO station at Main St. and St. Joseph Pkwy. Fares on both buses cost $1.25 (local bus fare). Both buses have ~2 departures per hour. Consult with hotel concierge on evening prior to departure, as schedules may change at end of February.
Bus 102 takes approximately 1 h 15 m. Drops off at Terminal C baggage claim.
Bus 88 takes approximately 46 m.
NOTE: METRO central is close to hotel – 1.3 mi. Consult attached driving directions.
For reference: Schedule for Bus 102 to Bush IAH Airport: http://www.ridemetro.org/schedulesmaps/Pdfs/102-iah.pdf
- Super Shuttle
The preferred airport connection service of our hotel. Each van can take up to 10 people.
Cost to IAH is roughly $23 per person, plus $1 fuel surcharge.
Cost to Hobby is roughly $19 per person, plus $1 fuel surcharge.
See website for more details:
NOTE: If you are interested in this option, please let Tour Coordinators know. If enough people want to use this service, we could get a group rate.
- Pick-up or any other alternative plans
- Pickup by car from hotel
- Taxi to train/bus service
For people considering other options, consult http://www.fly2houston.com/iah-ground-transportation .
CREATED: Monday, February 27, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012 3:30 PM