Rice Charter Bus Service


Rice Parking

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Rice Bus Tracker

Screenshot of bus app


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Rice Bus Tracker
Several bus shuttles run around Rice’s campus, including: the inner loop, greater loop, to and from the BRC and the Texas Medical Center, and to and from the Rice Village Apartments and the Greenbriar area. There are Android and iOS versions of the tracker app. 

Shuttle service from Bush (IAH) and Hobby Airport
The name of the shuttle service is Express Shuttle USA and they will pick you up from either Bush (IAH) or Hobby Airport.  You will need to go to the courtesy phone in the baggage claim area, before you retrieve your luggage, and let Airport Express know that you have arrived and are expecting transportation to the Hilton Plaza/Medical Center.

Express Shuttle USA
(713) 523-8888

The last shuttle will depart at 11:30 p.m., so it is important that you let them know as soon as you arrive.   The cost of the shuttle is:

  • Bush Airport (IAH) – $20.00 each way/$36.00 round trip
  • Hobby Airport – $15.00 each way/$26.00 round trip

Wireless access
If you will be using a wireless card, please go to the following website to provide the information to register your card so that you will have wireless internet access while in the building.