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George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida De Las Americas,
Houston, TX 77010
grbhouston.com


Map of Downtown
Parking Options & Maps
Avenida North & South Garages

<1 hour: $6.00
1-2 hours: $10.00
2-4 hours: $15.00
4-6 hours: $19.00
6-24 hours: $24

Avenida Central Garage

<1 hour: $5.00
1-3 hours: $10.00
3-6 hours: $15.00
6-24 hours: $18.00

Tundra (Toyota Center) Garage

Varies by event
Note: new billing cycle starts at 2:00 am daily

Hilton of Americas

1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 739-8000

Parking near Hilton hotel:  Avenida South Garage
Connected to Hotel by Skywalk
Self Parking: $24 (Garage Parking)
Valet Parking: $36

20% off self-parking for all GYC hotel guests.

Marriott Marquis Houston

1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 654-1777

Parking near Hilton hotel:  Avenida North Garage
Connected to Hotel by Skywalk
Self Parking: $24 (Garage Parking)
Valet Parking: $36

20% off self-parking for all GYC hotel guests.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

2800 N Terminal Rd. 
Houston, TX 77032
(602) 273-3300
Click here for airport website

Transportation & Directions from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Super Shuttle:

Reservations recommended

Use the link below to receive 10% off of airport rides at all eligible SuperShuttle and ExecuCar airport locations nationwide:

GYC Super Shuttle Discount

Or enter the discount code below at SuperShuttle.com

Discount code: 27D4M

Discount valid for rides between: Dec 24, 2018 – Jan 7, 2019

Cost: Follow the link provided above, enter your airport and destination information, and click Continue to see transportation options and relative pricing.

Reservations by phone: For special reservation questions call 1-800 BLUE VAN (800-258-3826) available 24/7. Please note, phone reservations may incur a $3 booking fee. There is no fee when booking online or through our SuperShuttle mobile app.

Taxi:

Cost: $53 
surcharge $2.75 for departure fee 
additional surcharge of $1.00 for late trip between 8pm-6am

Metro:

Cost: $1.25
cash only and exact change needed

Ride Duration: Takes 1 hour 4 min.

Departure Time:  Every 15 min. during peak time, every 30 min. during off peak time

  • Take Metro bus 102 (downtown) from Bush IAH Terminal C
  • Get off at Milam St. @ Dallas St.
  • This will bring you downtown, but you will need to walk several blocks to the convention center or hotel
  • or walk north to Louisiana St @ Dallas St. There is a free shuttle bus at Louisiana St @ Dallas St (412 Greenlink circulator) which will take you to the convention center or both hotels.
  • The Hilton hotel is located on the southwest end of the convention center on Avendia de las Americas street.
  • The Marriott hotel is located on the northwest end of the convention center on Avendia de las Americas street.

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

Driving directions to Hilton hotel:

Drive Time: approximately 30 minutes

  • Take I-45 South to McKinney St.,
  • Merge onto McKinney St.
  • Take a right on to LaBranch.
  • Go down 2 blocks to Dallas St.
  • Turn left on Dallas St.
  • Go down 3 blocks and the Hilton hotel will be on the right.

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

Driving directions to Marriott hotel:

Drive Time: approximately 30 minutes

  • Exit via Will Clayton Pkwy. Travel 2.5 miles and
  • Turn right onto Eastex Freeway Service Rd.
  • Then take the US 59 S ramp on the LEFT. Travel 0.3 miles
  • Merge onto I-69. Travel 12.6 miles.
  • Continue onto US-59 S. Travel 3.0 miles.
  • Take the Jackson St exit toward George E Brown Convention Center. Travel 0.5 miles.
  • Take a slight left onto N Jackson St.
  • Then take the 1st left onto Ruiz St. Travel 2 blocks.
  • Turn right onto N Hamilton St . Travel 0.4 miles.
  • Turn right onto Capitol St.
  • Take the first left onto Avenida De Las Americas.
  • Take the second right onto Walker St.
  • The Marriott hotel will be on the right.

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

7800 Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77061
(713) 640-3000
Click here for airport website

Transportation & Directions from the William P. Hobby Airport

Super Shuttle:

Reservations recommended

Use the link below to receive 10% off of airport rides at all eligible SuperShuttle and ExecuCar airport locations nationwide:

GYC Super Shuttle Discount

Or enter the discount code below at SuperShuttle.com

Discount code: 27D4M

Discount valid for rides between: Dec 24, 2018 – Jan 7, 2019

Cost: Follow the link provided above, enter your airport and destination information, and click Continue to see transportation options and relative pricing.

Reservations by phone: For special reservation questions call 1-800 BLUE VAN (800-258-3826) available 24/7. Please note, phone reservations may incur a $3 booking fee. There is no fee when booking online or through our SuperShuttle mobile app.

Taxi:

Cost: $26

Metro:  

Cost: $1.25-2.50
exact change needed 

Ride Duration: Takes one hour

Departure:  Every 15 min. during peak time, every 30 min. during off peak time

  • Take Metro bus 40 from airport to Lamar St @ Austin St.  
  • Short walk to convention center or hotel

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

Driving Directions to Hilton Hotel:

Drive Time: approximately 20 minutes

  • Take I-45 North to exit 45 downtown/Scott Street split
  • Keep right at the fork
  • Follow signs for Texas Southern University
  • Merge onto Scott St.
  • Turn right on Gulf freeway, this turns into Pease St.,
  • Make a right onto Charles St.
  • Make a left on Capital St.
  • Turn left onto Avenida de las Americas.
  • The Hilton hotel is located on the southwest end of the convention center on Avenida de las Americas street.

Access to the convention center and both hotels are on this street.

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

Driving Directions to Hilton Hotel:

Drive Time: approximately 20 minutes

  • Take I-45 North to exit 45 downtown/Scott Street split
  • Keep right at the fork
  • Follow signs for Texas Southern University
  • Merge onto Scott St.
  • Turn right on Gulf freeway, this turns into Pease St.,
  • Make a right onto Charles St.
  • Make a left on Capital St.
  • Turn left onto Avenida de las Americas.
  • The Marriott hotel is located on the northwest end of the convention center on Avenida de las Americas street.

Access to the convention center and both hotels are on this street.

Click here for helpful maps of downtown Houston.

Still have questions?

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