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Houston, TX
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902 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
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Houston is a stop on a dedicated Thruway Motorcoach route that connects with the Texas Eagle at Longview. The motorcoach's schedule coordinates with the train's, and video entertainment is available on board.

The Thruway connection provides 1-ticket, round-trip service between Galveston and all points north and east of Longview. Checked baggage service is available to and from Texas Eagle stops that handle it.

The Sunset Limited also serves this station with 3 times a week service to New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Note: In the tables below, links appear in color. Click any address link to get driving directions from station. All links open in a separate window. Listings appear only as a convenience, are subject to change without notice and do not constitute endorsement.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas St - 4 blk S (downtown theater district)
(713) 237-1439
Home of Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Da Camera and Society for the Performing Arts
University of Houston - Downtown
1 Main St - 7 blk E
(713) 221-8000
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford - 1.0 mi SE
(713) 259-8000
Home field of the Houston Astros.
South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto St - 1.3 mi S
(713) 659-8040
Toyota Center
1510 Polk St - 1.5 mi S
(713) 758-7200
Home of Rockets, Comets, Aeros.
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd - 3.0 mi SW
(713) 522-7911
Beer Can House
222 Malone St - 3.6 mi W
(713) 926-6368
Open for tours Sat-Sun noon-5:00p.
Menil Collection
1515 Sul Ross St - 4.0 mi SW
(713) 525-9400
Children's Museum
1500 Binz St - 4.6 mi S
(713) 522-1138
Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonnet St - 4.6 mi S
(713) 639-7300
Open Tue-Sun (free admission on Thu)
Houston Museum of Natural Science
1 Hermann Circle Drive - 4.9 mi S
(713) 639-4629
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St - 5.1 mi S
(713) 313-7011
Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
2402 Munger St - 5.4 mi SE
(713) 926-6368
Conservator of the Orange Show Monument and Beer Can House, sponsor of annual Art Car Parade and Festival
Old Town Spring
123 Midway St Ste F - 22.0 mi N (I-45 at FM 2920 (exit 70-A))

Vintage shops, restaurants & lodging.
Space Center Houston
1801 NASA Road 1 - 26.0 mi SE
(281) 244-2100
Official visitors center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, home of astronaut training and Mission Control
UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 10 Houston Baptist v. Texas Southern (Football)
Husky Stadium
Sep 10 UH v. Lamar (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Sep 16 Rice v. Baylor (Football)
Rice Stadium
Sep 17 Houston Baptist v. Abilene Christian (Football)
Husky Stadium
Sep 17 Texas Southern v. Mississippi Valley State (Football)
BBVA Compass Stadium
Sep 23 Rice v. North Texas (Football)
Rice Stadium
Sep 24 Houston Baptist v. Sam Houston State (Football)
Husky Stadium
Sep 29 UH v. UConn (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Oct 1 Texas Southern v. Alabama A&M (Football)
BBVA Compass Stadium
Oct 15 Houston Baptist v. Nicholls (Football)
Husky Stadium
Oct 15 Rice v. UTSA (Football)
Rice Stadium
Oct 15 UH v. Tulsa (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Oct 22 Rice v. Prairie View A&M (Football)
Rice Stadium
Oct 22 Texas Southern v. Jackson State (Football)
BBVA Compass Stadium
Oct 22-23 Wings over Houston Air Show (Festival)
Ellington Airport
Oct 29 UH v. UCF (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Nov 5 Rice v. Florida Atlantic (Football)
Rice Stadium
Nov 12 Houston Baptist v. Stephen F. Austin (Football)
Husky Stadium
Nov 12 Texas Southern v. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Football)
BBVA Compass Stadium
Nov 12 UH v. Tulane (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Nov 17 UH v. Louisville (Football)
TDECU Stadium
Nov 19 Rice v. UTEP (Football)
Rice Stadium
Nov 19 Texas Southern v. Grambling (Football)
BBVA Compass Stadium
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
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Street address
City State
PARKING

Short/long term 30 spaces. Lot adjacent to station. Free. Unattended; park at own risk.

RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

enterprise 1200 Louisiana St - 001.0 mi S
(713) 659-8992, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
thrifty 1925 Milam St - 001.3 mi S
(713) 739-1200, 1-800-THRIFTY
hertz 1300 Lamar - 001.3 mi SE (in the Four Seasons Hotel)
(713) 659-8190, 1-800-654-3131
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
PV Car and Truck Rental 2120 Louisiana St - 001.4 mi S
(713) 667-0665
avis 812 St Joseph Pkwy - 001.5 mi S
(713) 571-8572, 1-800-831-AVIS
Mon-Fri 8:00a-6:00p, Sat 9:00a-2:00p, Sun 10:00a-2:00p.
enterprise 2101 Travis St - 001.5 mi S
(713) 651-7866, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
budget 1010 Webster Ave - 001.6 mi S
, 1-800-527-0700
HOTELS

lancaster 701 Texas St - 000.5 mi S
(713) 228-9500, 1-800-231-0336
doubletr 400 Dallas St - 000.7 mi S
(713) 759-0202, 1-800-222-TREE
samhouston Sam Houston Hotel 1117 Prairie St - 000.8 mi SE (at San Jacinto)
(713) 223-8200
hyatt 1200 Louisiana St - 001.0 mi S
(713) 654-1234, 1-800-233-1234
fourseas 1300 Lamar St - 001.3 mi SE
(713) 650-1300, 1-800-819-5053
LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
(713) 635-4000

Light Rail METRO Rail
1 Main St - 7 blk E (UH-Downtown stop)
(713) 635-4000
7.5-mi route follows the Main/Fannin corridor from downtown to Texas Medical Center and Reliant Park.

Intercity Bus
2121 Main - 1.6 mi S
(713) 759-6565

Airport Bush Intercontinental - IAH
16930 John F Kennedy Blvd - 19.5 mi N
All major carriers. Approx. $35-$40 for taxi

William P. Hobby - HOU
7800 Airport Blvd - 10.9 mi SE
Southwest, Delta, JetBlue, AirTran, Frontier, and American Eagle. Approx. $20-$22 for taxi.

Taxi United
(713) 699-0000

Yellow Cab
(713) 236-1111

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Houston Chronicle  •  www.chron.com
KTRH (740 AM)  •  www.ktrh.com
KHOU (11, CBS)  •  www.khou.com
KIAH (39, CW)  •  www.39online.com
KPRC (2, NBC)  •  www.click2houston.com
KRIV (26, Fox)  •  www.fox26.com
KTRK (13, ABC)  •  www.abc13.com/ktrk
Houston Press  •  www.houstonpress.com
VISITOR INFORMATION

Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitor Center open daily 9:00a-4:00p. Free parking on Walker Street.
901 Bagby St (downtown at City Hall)
Houston, TX 77002-2526
(713) 227-3100, 1-800-4-HOUSTO

Sen. John Cornyn
(R)

517 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2934

Sen. Ted Cruz
(R)

B40B Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5922

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