Call individual companies for more information.
- Fiesta Cab Company
- Liberty Cab Company
- Square Deal Cab Company
- Yellow Cab Company
- United Cab Company
Six in the City
Introducing $6 cab rides anywhere downtown!
Late for a meeting? Want to try out that new lunch place across downtown? Need to run some errands without your car? Now you have an easy option for getting around downtown without any of the hassles. Six in the City makes traveling within downtown a walk in the park.
Seven free Greenlink buses operate downtown from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7-10 minutes apart. The 2.5-mile loop has 18 stops including the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green, Main Street Square, Macy's, City Hall, Central Library, Metro Park & Ride services and the Main Street MetroRail line.
The buses run on compressed natural gas, making them a cleaner transportation alternative. Features include a streamlined, modern design, low-floor access, perimeter seating, high-quality air conditioning, 28-seat capacity and a front-mounted bike rack. The buses are ADA-compliant. It's a great way to get from Point A to Point B in downtown Houston, and it's always free. Click here for a route map. Houston First Corporation, the Downtown District and BG Group are sponsors of the buses.
Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro)
MetroRail is Houston's first light rail line link downtown Houston and Reliant Park, including the Museum District and Texas Medical Center.
METRO Fare Facts
Whether a passenger chooses to ride the bus, rail or both, they will be able to get on board using METRO's Q® Fare Card or cash.
METRORail tickets may be purchased using cash, a credit or debit card at any METRO Ticket Vending Machine (TVM). Cost is just $1.25.
Cash may be used to purchase both bus and rail fare. It is deposited into the fare box on board the bus. To board METRORail, cash is inserted into the TVM to receive a ticket. Tickets for rail must be purchased prior to boarding.
Transfers: Free transfer, for three hours in the same direction are only available with the METRO Q® Fare Card.
METRO - Houston's city transit system
In addition, Metro provides regular service between Bush Intercontinental and downtown Houston via route 102 Bush IAH Limited, which operates seven days a week with a one-way fare of $1.25. Several additional routes stop within easy walking distance of the GRB.