Best car rental deals in Texas, USA - find cheap car hire at Houston Airport
The metropolitan area of Houston, the fourth most populous city in the United States, is served by a large international airport.
Officially known as George Bush Intercontinental Airport - IAH, the Houston Airport is located approx. 20 miles north of Houston city centre, in the state of Texas.
The access from the airport to Houston is relatively easy with three major motorways - U.S. Highway 59, Interstate 45 and Hardy Toll Road running past the airport.
Driving in Texas in a Houston Airport hire car - distances Houston
For passengers arriving to Houston by plane, car hire from Houston Airport is an convenient solution for reaching Houston city centre but also for travelling in the state of Texas. See below the approximate road distances to major cities and places of interest in Texas:
- distance Houston Airport - Austin: 177 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Dallas: 233 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Forth Worth: 253 miles
- distance Houston Airport - San Antonio (Sea World Park): 212 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Galveston: 68 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Corpus Christi: 228 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Amarillo (The Wonderland Park): 590 miles
- distance Houston Airport - Lubbock: 580 miles
See map of Texas (click to enlarge).
The Space Center Houston, whose limited area is open for visitors is located in approximately 45 miles distance, south-east of Houston Airport, in Clear Lake.
Plan your visit to Space Center Houston.
Car hire Houston Airport - Consolidated Rental Car Facility
Houston Airport car hire services are provided by major car rental brands: Advantage Rent-A-Car, Alamo, Avis Rent-A-Car, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, National and Thrifty, all of which are located in a dedicated facility.
The Consolidated Rental Car center of Houston Airport is situated in about 5 minutes drive from the airport terminals, on the east side of JFK Blvd. In order to access the Houston Airport car hire facility, the arriving passengers should follow the ‘Car Rental’ signs and look for busses marked ‘Car Rental Shuttle’ taking off regularly from outside the arrivals hall.
All car hire companies’ counters are located on the same level and the distance from the counter to the pick-up area never exceeds 300 feet (less than 100 m).
Find the best deals of Houston Airport car hire online - Cartrawler comparison
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The cheapest rental cars at Houston Airport can usually be found on Cartrawler US with prices starting from around £130 for a 7-days rental of a vehicle from the economy class, such as a Chevrolet Aveo, or similar. Cartrawler displays up-to-date information about prices and car rental conditions from many providers allowing you to choose the most competitive offer.
Great deals on Houston Airport car hire are available within all the classes of rental vehicles, including luxury/premium cars, convertibles, minivans and SUV for rent in Texas.
Houston Airport - airlines and destinations
As the largest American hub for United Airlines, Houston Airport operates over 800 daily departures for this airline alone.
Apart from the extensive coverage of domestic destinations, United Airlines provides routes from Houston to major airports in Central and South America, as well as in Europe (including London-Heathrow, in the UK).
Other airline with a significant presence at Houston Airport is Delta Connections, operating domestic routes.
Flights from Europe to Houston Airport are available with British Airways (departures from London-Heathrow), Air France (Paris Charles de Gaulle), KLM (Amsterdam), Lufthansa (Frankfurt).
International routes at Houston Airport are also available to and from Canada, China, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Russia and Singapore.