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Travel Information

The closest international airports to Galveston are both located in Houston:

  • Bush Interncontinental (IAH) located 70 miles from Galveston
  • William P Hobby (HOUR) located 40 miles from Galveston

 

Directions from Hobby to Galveston (40 Miles):

Begin at William P Hobby on Lockheed Ave and go North for 0.2 miles. Turn left on Convair St and go West for 200 feet. Turn right on Telephone Rd, TX-35 and go North for 0.3 miles. Turn right on Airport Blvd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Gulf Fwy and go Southeast for 0.6 miles. Continue on ramp at sign reading "I-45 S" and go Southeast for 0.3 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 35 miles to Galveston Island. Once on island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Boulevard for .03 miles – convention center on left.

 

Directions from Bush Intercontinental to Galveston (70 Miles):

Begin at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Terminal Rd S and go East for 0.6 miles. Bear left and go Southeast for 300 feet. Turn left on Greens Rd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Eastex Fwy, US-59, US-59 N and go South for 0.6 miles. Bear left on ramp and go South for 1000 feet. Continue on Eastex Fwy, US-59 and go South for 14 miles. Bear right on ramp at sign reading "I-45 to Galveston / Dallas" and go South for 0.6 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 45 miles to Galveston Island. Once on island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Boulevard for .03 miles – convention center on left.

Transportation options from the Airport.

 

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is please to offer a discounted rate for an All-Day Ride Pass for all conference attendees, valid January 13-15, 2017. The rate of $15.00 per person is a 41% discount off the regularly priced rate of $26.99.

To take advantage of this offer, please print the flyer (or you may display it on your mobile device) at the Will Call window at the pier.

Discount Offer Flyer

Pleasure Pier Brochure

The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is open during the following dates/times:

  • Friday, January 13: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 14: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday, January 15: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM