Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Traveling to and from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

On this page, you will find the information you need to easily make your way through Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport and to your destination.

Guide to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Arrival and departure terminal maps and information for Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Arrival Terminal

Arrival map of Houston airport
Airport Map Information

Flights operated by ANA group will arrive at Terminal D. Get details on the airport lounges.

On Arrival
  • Please present your passport.
  • See Special Guidance on this page for special Immigration rules for passengers entering the U.S. from abroad.

Carry-on luggage may be inspected.

Departure Terminal

Departure map of Houston airport
Airport Map Information
Fast Track Security Screening

Some travelers are eligible for Fast Track Security Screening. Travelers should look for Gold Track signs.

Eligible Travelers

  • First Class
  • Business class
  • Diamond service members
  • Platinum service members
  • Super Flyers members
  • Star Alliance Gold members


Transit map of Houston airport
Transiting from ANA to Other Airlines

Please pass through the security check and proceed to the departure gate.

Transiting from Other Airlines to ANA

Please pass through the security check and proceed to the departure gate in Terminal D.

Checked Baggage of passengers who are connecting to/from an international flights operated by United Airlines

There is no need for passengers who are entering Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on ANA flight to/from Houston and connecting to/from an United Airlines international flight to pick up baggage at Houston (IAH).
Please proceed to the exit of customs after U.S. immigration process.
In case of connecting from ANA flight to United Airlines international flights, show the information card which you will receive at the arrival gate to US Customs officer. In case of connecting from United Airlines international flights to ANA flight, please contact UA ground staff if you have any concerns.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Downtown Houston

  • * "→" indicates the route.

Metro Bus

Metro Bus No.102

IAH → Downtown Houston

  • Platform: Outside the south baggage claim area of Terminal C, Floor 1
  • Time required: Approx. 45 to 60 minutes
  • Fare: $1.25
  • Operating hours: every day 5:18 to 0:48 the following day (15 to 30 minutes intervals)


  • Platform: outside the front exit of the Terminal A, B, C and E.For Terminal E, exit from door 102, south side of the first traffic island.
  • Time required: Approx. 30 minutes
  • Fare: Approx. $60 to 95 (additional $2.75 when departing from the airport. additional $1 during nighttime (20:00 to 6:00 the following day), tips are separate and are about 15 to 20% of the fare)
  • Operating hours: 24 hours a day

Instructions for Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Before Traveling to the USA

Passengers traveling to the United States from abroad must provide passport information and the documents listed here that are required for entering the United States.

Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA):

Passengers are required to obtain pre-travel authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization -ESTA- (Need fee) to enter the USA under the Visa Waiver Program (see below).

  • ESTA must be completed before commencing boarding procedures for a USA-bound flight. Customers cannot board without travel authorization.
  • U.S. authorities strongly advise travelers who wish to travel to the USA to apply at least 72 hours before their travel date.
  • An ESTA application is required even when traveling to a third country via the USA.

Secure Flight Program:

The Secure Flight Program requires passengers to provide their passport name, date of birth and gender at least 72 hours prior to departure or at the time of booking if the reservation is made inside the 72-hour window.

Visa Waiver Program

The U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables most nationals of participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.

Travelers must have a valid ESTA approval prior to travel and must meet all requirements for the program.

  • If you prefer to have a visa in your passport, you may still apply for a visitor (B) visa.

VWP Participating Countries

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan*
  • United Kingdom*

Recent VWP Changes

Recent changes to the Visa Waiver Program prohibit the following customers from travelling under VWP; such passengers must apply for a non-immigrant visa.

  • Nationals of VWP countries who have traveled to or been present in Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen on and after March 1, 2011.
  • Nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria.

A waiver may be obtained on a case-by-case basis for those who have traveled to the areas mentioned above for official duties of an international organization, regional organizations or sub-national government; journalists for reporting purposes; and legitimate business-related purposes in Iran and Iraq. Please contact your nearest U.S. embassy or consulate for waiver information.

Required Passenger Information

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration requires that all passengers provide the following information at least 72 hours before departure to the United States.

  • Full Name (the first and last name registered on your passport)
  • Date of Birth (according to the Western calendar)
  • Gender
  • Redress Number if you have one.
    • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants Redress Numbers as a means of protecting passengers who may be incorrectly identified as being on a watch list due to various reasons, such as sharing a first and last name with a suspected terrorist.
    • Passengers will have to apply to the TRIP (Traveler Redress Inquiry Program) to obtain a Redress Number.
  • Known Traveler Number if you have one.
    • A Known Traveler Number is a PASS ID provided to members of trusted traveler programs, such the Global Entry Program. Those in possession of this ID are eligible for TSA PreCheck®, the TSA's expedited screening program.
    • Passengers who are eligible for this program are able to experience quicker process of U.S. airport security screening by passing through a dedicated lane and are not required to remove shoes, belts, light jackets, laptops and liquids. Children 12 and under accompanied by an eligible passenger may go through the dedicated lane as well. Learn more about TSA PreCheck®.

Enhanced Security of Electronic Devices

The U.S. has recently enhanced its security measures to include security checks of some electronic devices on flights bound to the US. Some electronic devices must undergo security check at the boarding gate based on TSA regulations.