Galveston is an island city on the south east coast of Texas. This charming sandy beach city is frequented by both Houstonians who have made Galveston their summer home and travellers from further afield who visit Galveston for its historic architecture and top tier restaurants. The port of Galveston is the fourth busiest cruise ship homeport in North America serving routes to the Caribbean with some of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world.
Galveston is 70 miles (112km) south of Houston airport and there are no direct public transport options to the island city. The only direct travel options are either a Houston airport taxi or a shared shuttle bus service.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Houston at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.