Houston has two airports: William P. Hobby (HOU), 11 miles to the south of campus and George Bush Intercontinental (IAH), 24 miles to the north.
Most major rental car companies have locations at both airports. SuperShuttle and taxis provide ground transportation services from both airports.
Traveling through Houston by METRO Bus and Rail
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, (METRO) provides bus and rail service from destinations around Houston. See web site.
There is a METRORail stop across the street from the main entrance of the Rice campus. The rail line travels up and down Main Street, serving downtown, the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Park.