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Traveling to Houston

Airport transportation: Transportation to and from the airport can be arranged through Super Shuttle at www.supershuttle.com or (800) BLUE-VAN (258-3826). Prices range from $19 one-way from Hobby Airport to $24 one-way from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Taxi transportation may be arranged starting at $27 from Hobby Airport and $51 from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Additional information can be found at fly2houston.com.

Air travel: When scheduling departing flights, please allow enough time to travel from Rice University to the airport and to clear airport security. Travel time to Hobby airport is approximately 30 minutes; travel time to Bush Intercontinental Airport is approximately one hour. To review Houston information please go to fly2houston.com.

Houston Attractions: Information about things to do and see can be found at the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Explore Houston through Rice University Web pages.

Clothing and climate: Dress for class sessions is casual and comfortable. Please check the weather before you arrive to insure that you are comfortable during yor stay. All buildings at Rice University are well air-conditioned, some can even be quite cold; therefore, please pack a sweater or a jacket.

Hotels: See a listing of nearby hotels (pdf)Note: Some IB workshops and the AP Summer Institute have specific hotel/accommodation arrangements. 

Dining: See a listing of nearby restaurants.(pdf)