Pick Up / Drop Off
|Terminal||Process||Avg. Wait||Min. Wait||Max. Wait|
|Immigration & Customs||Less than 10 minutes||Less than 10 minutes||Less than 10 minutes*||
International passengers who arrive at both Terminals D and E will proceed through Customs & Immigration to the Terminal E international arrivals hall.
|* Does not include secondary processing by CBP.|
|TSA Security Recheck||10 minutes||10 minutes||10 minutes||All connecting international passengers must go through TSA Security Recheck before proceeding to their onward flight (after processing through Immigration & Customs and collecting and rechecking baggage).|
A variety of ground transportation services are available to and from the Airport.
IAH also provides several parking options and Cell Phone Lots.
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|With Bags||Without Bags|
|Terminal A - United||Terminal B||Terminal A|
|Terminal A - All other airlines||Terminal A||Terminal A|
|Terminal B||Terminal B||Terminal B|
|Terminal C||Terminal C||Terminal C|
|Terminal D - United domestic||Terminal C||Terminal C|
|Terminal D - United international||Terminal E international arrivals hall||Terminal E international arrivals hall|
|Terminal D - All other airlines||Terminal E international arrivals hall||Terminal E international arrivals hall|
|Terminal E - Domestic||Terminal C||Terminal C|
|Terminal E - International||Terminal E international arrivals hall||Terminal E international arrivals hall|
Two Cell Phone Lots at IAH offer convenient locations to await passenger arrivals while easing traffic congestion around the terminals.
- Open 24 hours
- Driver must remain with vehicle
Cell Phone Lot on John F. Kennedy Boulevard
16834 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Houston, TX 77032
- From the Sam Houston Tollway, exit John F. Kennedy Boulevard and travel north.
- Take the Rankin Road exit and continue north on the access road through the four-way stop at Rankin Road.
- Follow signs to “Cell Phone Lot.”
- The Cell Phone Lot is on the right, just past the four-way stop.
Cell Phone Lot on Will Clayton Parkway (covered)
6135 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble TX 77338
- From U.S. 59 (I-69), exit Will Clayton Parkway and travel west.
- Follow the signs to “Cell Phone Lot.”
- The Cell Phone Lot is on your right.
Drivers may also wait in Terminal Parking garages.
Parking is not permitted at terminal curbside.
Pick up – outside Baggage Claim/Arrivals Level
- Terminal A: North Side, Door A-113
- Terminal B: North Side, Door B-101
- Terminal C: North side, Door C-102
- Terminal E: West side, Door E-101 or E-102
- Follow signs to “Ground Transportation”
- Exit through the doors marked “Passenger Pick-Up”
Drop off – All Terminals, Departures Level