Galveston Taxi Services
Tropical Taxi: (409) 621-4000
Yellow Cab: (409) 763-3333
Public Transportation System
Island Transit, the City Of Galveston's public
transportation system, provides fixed-route, ADA-accessible bus service.
The Island Transit service area covers 27 square miles of Galveston
Island, including convenient routes to TAMUG and UTMB.
Transit also operates Dial-A-Ride Transit (DART), a curb-to-curb service
for persons unable to use the regular fixed-route bus service because of
a disability. DART services must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
traveling to and from UTMB for medical care may be eligible to use the
Island Transit fixed-route bus service or curb-to-curb service at no
cost. Patients only need to show the driver proof of a scheduled
hospital or clinic appointment or pharmacy visit to ride free. People
who accompany patients to provide assistance or children under 18 years
of age traveling with a patient are also eligible to ride at no cost.
Fixed-route buses and Dial-a-Ride vehicles run Monday through Saturday
from 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
information about Island Transit bus routes and schedules, call
information about Dial-A-Ride Transit services, call (409) 797-3909.
Information about Island Transit services can also be obtained by
visiting the organization's
Intercity Bus Service
Galveston is accessible from any region of Texas via the state’s
extensive intercity bus network. Kerrville Bus Company provides daily
bus service between Houston’s Greyhound Terminal and Galveston Island.
Contact Greyhound Lines for further information.
Greyhound Telephone Information Center: (800) 229-9424
Customers With Disabilities Assist Line: (800) 752-4841
Spanish/Español: (800) 531-5332
Galveston Bus Terminal: (409) 765-7731
Galveston Island is served by the
Houston Airport System, including George Bush
Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport.
Scholes International Airport
at Galveston offers charter flights to Galveston Island.
Ground Transportation From Houston Airports
Rental cars are available from the
major rental car companies at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport
and William P. Hobby Airport.
services operate between the Houston airports and Galveston.
Galveston Limousine Service
(800) 640-4826 or (409) 740-5466