Visitor parking is available in the Central Campus Garage, the underground garage beneath the Jones Graduate School of Business (McNair Hall). To park in this garage, enter from Rice Boulevard (Entrance #20) and turn right at the second stop sign. The building and entrance to the garage will be on your left. Take the elevators at the east end of the garage to the first floor. More information about parking is available online, as is a full campus map. 

Rice's central Houston location is accessible by air, car and public transportation. 

By Plane:

Houston has two airports: William P. Hobby (HOU), 11 miles to the south of campus and George Bush Intercontinental (IAH), 24 miles to the north. Intercontinental is a hub of global travel. Hobby is a hub for regional, domestic travel. Together they offer 1,000 flights a day in and out of Houston.

Most major rental car companies have locations at both airports. SuperShuttle and taxis provide ground transportation services from both airports.
 

METRO Bus and Rail

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, (METRO) provides bus and rail service from destinations around Houston.

There is a METRORail stop across the street from the main entrance of the Rice campus. The rail line travels up and down Main Street, serving downtown, the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Park.

Visitor parking is available in the Central Campus Garage, the underground garage beneath the Jones Graduate School of Business (McNair Hall). To park in this garage, enter from Rice Boulevard (Entrance #20) and turn right at the second stop sign. The central garage is paid parking. The building and entrance to the garage will be on your left. Take the elevators at the east end of the garage to the first floor.