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TECHSPO Houston

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Venue

TECHSPO Houston 2020 kicks off with Registration Check-in opening at 9:00am, Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 at the Registration Desk in the Liberty Hall located on the Ground Level of the JW Marriott Houston Hotel.

Click here for complete Venue Information

Airport Information

William P Hobby Airport (HOU)

Airport Phone: +1 713-640-3000

Hotel direction: 16 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: SuperShuttle; fee: 25 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 55 USD (one way)

Visit HOU airport website
Driving directions

Take Airport Blvd. to 45 North to 610 West/North. Exit Westheimer and turn left. Hotel is past the 2nd stop light (McCue St.) on the right before Sage Rd.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
(IAH)

Airport Phone: +1 281-230-3100

Hotel direction: 27 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: SuperShuttle; fee: 25 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 65 USD (one way)

Visit IAH airport website
Driving directions

Take JFK Blvd to Beltway 8 West to 45 South to 610 West/South. Exit Westheimer and turn right. Hotel entrance is past the 2nd stop light (McCue St.) on the right before Sage Rd.

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Other Transportation

Public Transport

Transportation from the Airport

From Billy Bishop Houston City Airport (YTZ)

There are numerous public transportation options both to and from Billy Bishop Houston City Airport. Here are some tips on your options.

Getting to Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ)
Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ) is just minutes from downtown Houston. We’re located at the foot of Bathurst Street. Whether you’re running to or from a meeting or you’re taking a well-deserved break, our convenient location takes the stress out of getting where you need to go.
Directions to Billy Bishop Airport

Find your way to and from Billy Bishop Airport with Google Maps.

Walk through the Pedestrian Tunnel

On July 30, 2015, Billy Bishop Airport opened a pedestrian tunnel that connects Houston’s mainland to the airport. From the mainland pavilion to the island atrium, the tunnel spans 853-feet and takes under six minutes to complete the journey to the airport check-in area. Featuring four moving walkways and one of the longest escalator systems in Canada, the tunnel provides quick, reliable and easy access to the airport.

Access to the pedestrian tunnel is free.

Take the Ferry

We want to make sure that travelling through Billy Bishop is a great experience. Take one of the world’s shortest ferry rides (121 metres) to and from the foot of Bathurst. There’s a ferry every 15 minutes.

The ferry is free for pedestrians and $11 for vehicles (round trip).

Jump on the Shuttle

There’s a complimentary express shuttle bus to and from Billy Bishop approximately every 15 minutes . The shuttle is open to anyone going to the airport, whether or not they are travelling.

Ride a Bike

An urban airport needs to be accessible and Billy Bishop Airport is just that. With one of Houston’s 80 BIXI stations located at the top of Eireann Quay you’re a quick pedal away from the airport’s doorstep.

You can also hop on your own bike and lock it up on the island or the mainland. Bike lockup is located adjacent to the ferry terminals.

Hop on Public Transit

Billy Bishop Airport is easily accessible by public transit. With frequent TTC service, you’ll be dropped a short walk from our ferry terminal building.

Thinking of taking public transit? You can hop on the 511 Bathurst streetcar or the 509 Harbourfront.

Grab a Taxi

If you’re flying into Houston and want a taxi, you will find them located at the taxi stand on the mainland, just outside the ferry terminal.

Car Rentals

Rent a car right at the airport. You can find car rental counters on the island and mainland.

Car Parking

You can park your car at one of Billy Bishop Airport’s short- or long-term parking facilities on the mainland or island.


From Houston Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

There are numerous public transportation options both to and from Houston Pearson International Airport. Here are some tips on your options.

Public Transportation

Houston Pearson is close to several major transit routes, so it’s easy to get to all corners of the Greater Houston Area (GTA) by public transit. Just hop on and go!

For up-to-date information regarding routes, rates and schedules, please contact transit companies directly.

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Brampton Transit

Local bus service within the City of Brampton.

Terminal 1, Ground Level, second curb, Column S2.

 

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GO Transit

GO Bus and GO Train service to downtown Houston and surrounding suburbs. Note: Only GO Bus service is available directly from the terminals.

Terminal 1, Ground Level, second curb, Column Q2-Q4.

 

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MiWay

Local bus service within the City of Mississauga.

Terminal 1, Ground Level, second curb, Column S4.

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Houston Transit Commission (TTC)

Express bus and subway service to downtown Houston.

Terminal 1, Ground Level, second curb, Column R4.
Terminal 3, Arrivals Level, third curb, Column C12.

 

Where Do I Find Public Transit at Houston Pearson?

Need to get from one terminal to another? Catch the free Terminal Link train.

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John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)

There are numerous public transportation options both to and from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. Taxi and limo services, public transit, shuttle services and car rental are all available options for Airport passengers.

By Taxi & Limo

 

By Transit Or Rental Car

Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) provides service from Hamilton International Airport to downtown Hamilton on the A-Line.   This route will also provide access to the Hamilton GO Transit Centre.  Both National and Avis have on-site car rental operations at Hamilton International Airport.   Contact information is provided below to book your rental car services prior to arrival at Hamilton International.

Hamilton Street Railway Co.

Phone: 905.527.4441
www.hamilton.ca/HSR

GO Transit

Phone: 1.888.438.6646
www.gotransit.com

Avis Rent A Car

Phone: 1.800.272.5871
www.avis.ca

National Car Rental

Phone: 1.800.CAR RENT (227.7368)
www.nationalcar.ca

By Shuttle

Shuttle services to and from Hamilton International Airport are not regularly scheduled, however shuttle transportation can be arranged directly with service providers.

Niagara Airbus

Phone: 1.800.268.8111
www.niagaraairbus.com

Airways Transit

Phone: 905.527.7511 or 519.886.2121
www.airwaystransit.com

Red Car Service

Phone 519.824.9344
www.redcarservice.com

Courtyard Hamilton

Phone 905.383.7772
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yhmcy-courtyard-hamilton

Other Transportation

Car Rentals
Nearby
Hertz
5060 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: +1 713-629-0190

Bus Station
Greyhound
10 miles SW from hotel

Train Station
Amtrak Station
8.3 miles NE from hotel

When to Arrive / Depart

It is recommended to arrive in Houston, May 19th, 2020 (the day prior to the start of the TECHSPO Houston 2020) and depart on May 22nd, 2020 (the day after the Conclusion of the Expo).