What airport do you fly into for Galveston?
William P. Hobby Airport
The closest airport with commercial air service is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), located in Houston, Texas, about 40 minutes from Galveston. If you are taking a cruise out of Galveston, Hobby Airport has many shuttle services that will transport you directly to the cruise terminal. 2.
Is Galveston worth visiting?
Galveston’s location off the coast of Texas makes it a prime location for cruise ships that are embarking and docking. But, thanks to the island’s history as a resort, its sunny beaches, and its many exciting and entertaining attractions, Galveston’s worth exploring for a day (or two!) before or after a cruise.
Can you fly from Houston to Galveston?
You cannot fly directly to Galveston. KAYAK recommends you fly to Houston Hobby (HOU) (37.47 mi from Galveston). From there you can rent a car or get a taxi.
How long is a flight from Houston to Galveston?
The total flight duration from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is 36 minutes.
How much is a shuttle from Houston to Galveston?
Houston Airport Shuttle Service – IAH – Bush Intercontinental Airport
|IAH Bush Airport / Galveston (2 passengers)||$ 105.00/ one way|
|IAH Bush Airport / Galveston (4 passengers)||$ 180.00/ one way|
|IAH Bush Airport / Galveston (Groups of 5 or more passengers)||Call 409-770-0100 for Group Rates|
How Safe Is Galveston TX?
Galveston is in the 12th percentile for safety, meaning 88% of cities are safer and 12% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Galveston’s proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Galveston is 58.12 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.
How much does it cost to go to Galveston Texas?
A vacation to Galveston for one week usually costs around $1,026 for one person. So, a trip to Galveston for two people costs around $2,052 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs $4,104 in Galveston.
Is Galveston Island safe?
Is it safe to swim in Galveston 2020?
Luckily, our bacteria monitoring program has shown that most of the time bacteria levels in Galveston Bay are low enough to be considered safe for swimming. If you are looking for bacteria advisories on the beach instead of the Bay, visit the Texas Beach Watch website.
Are there sharks in Galveston?
Sharks are one of Gulf’s most under appreciated fisheries. Blacktips are undoubtedly the most plentiful shark species in the Gulf off Galveston, but there are many other sharks we encounter including: Spinner Shark – So named because of their wild aerobatic displays.