To Discover and Tour Galveston
Galveston.com makes it easy with a variety of Trip Planning Tools! We encourage you to take in all that makes Galveston great. We’re confident that, using this website and these planning tools as a road map, you’ll grow to love this island as much as we do.
Air and Ground Transportation
Passengers bound for Galveston Island will land in Houston at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) or William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).
Ground transportation from both airports follows a direct route south, along interstate 45. For airport shuttle options and prices, visit www.galvestoncvb.com.
Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Located 70 miles north of Galveston, IAH is Houston’s largest airport. It ranks third in the number of non-stop domestic and international flights in the U.S. and is home to United Airlines.
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
This urban airport is located 40 miles north of Galveston Island and is a major hub for Southwest Airlines.
Chartered Air Transportation
Chartered planes, private jets and helicopters can fly directly to the Island via Scholes International Airport (GLS), which can accommodate planes the size of a Boeing 767 and smaller.
Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort
5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551