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Houston Airport Taxi and Shuttle

Premium Shuttle and Taxi Service from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Houston Airport Shuttle and Taxi

Houston is a city that has something for everyone. Whether you’re an avid fan of space exploration (Space Center Houston), a closet thespian with a love for the arts and culture (Houston Theater District), or simply a die-hard sports fan (Houston Rockets), Houston has it all. Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Texas and serves the transport needs of the city. Start your introduction to the city with a Houston airport taxi and let Welcome pickups transfer you to your Houston destination of choice.

Whether travelling into the city of Houston or further afield, have one of Welcome’s drivers meet you as you exit the arrivals hall. They’ll be holding a sign with your name and greet you with a  friendly smile. They will accompany you to your selected vehicle and help you carry your luggage. Even if you are running late, we provide our drivers with live updates of your flight information, so they’ll be waiting for you when you arrive.

As you are transported by your Houston airport shuttle to your destination, make the most of your driver’s local knowledge and feel free to ask them questions that you may have about the city.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)

Welcome Pickups Taxi Service at Houston Airport

You may be travelling solo or with a group of friends, Welcome Pickups can accommodate for all your Houston airport (IAH) transfers. As a customer you have access to an extensive fleet of vehicles. For up to 4 passengers pick one of our modern sedans. For larger groups up to 8 passengers choose one of our minivans so you can all travel together.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions for your taxi from Houston Airport (IAH)

Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is located 22 miles (35km) north of downtown Houston, so a cab ride will take approximately 35 minutes. Once you have comfortably made your way to your Welcome taxi, your driver will travel south onto John F K Boulevard, then left onto Lauder road and onto U.S. Highway 59 (Interstate 69) all the way into downtown Houston.

Houston Airport Taxi Cost

The cost of using a local taxi service from Houston airport depends on the distance to your destination and is calculated using official calibrated taximeters. The cost is made up of a base fee o and a per kilometer price. Fixed rates are offered to popular destinations in the city, like Greenway Plaza, Memorial and River Oaks, Houston Space Center, etc. For a fixed-rate cost shuttle service from Houston airport, you may arrange an advanced booking with Welcome pickups so you can be aware of the cost long before your transfer.

Benefits of Booking a Houston Airport Shuttle with Welcome Pickups

By planning ahead and pre-booking your Houston airport shuttle transfer with Welcome Pickups, you can relax knowing that your driver will be waiting to greet you and take you to your destination. Make the most of our convenient shuttle service and our added safety precautions – you will receive your driver’s details in advance and have access to a live customer support representative if needed.

Frequently asked questions

Do Houston airport taxis accept card payments?

Yes, Houston airport taxis accept all major credit cards. If you intend to be paying by card, it still makes sense to confirm with the driver that they accept card payments at the start of your journey. If you book a private shuttle transfer, you can pay online in advance.

Where do I meet my Welcome driver?

Houston airport is a large airport consisting of 5 terminals (A-E). Your Welcome driver will be waiting for you outside of the arrivals area of your terminal building.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed, you don’t have to do anything as all Welcome drivers are provided with live flight updates. They will be informed of any late arrivals and will be waiting to greet you at the correct time.

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