Avenida Houston is located in the eastern edge of downtown Houston and offers many ways to explore the rest of the city. Whether you’re looking to walk, bus, bike or drive, we have you covered.
No matter how you arrive at the Avenida Houston campus, you have options.
Parking at Avenida Houston
When arriving at Avenida Houston, you have several parking options:
Avenida North Garage
This 1,820-space garage is connected to the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center, as part of Partnership Tower at 701 Avenida de las Americas. Entrances for the garage can be found on both Capitol St. (going north) and Rusk St. (going south).
Avenida Central Garage
Located at 1002 Avenida de las Americas, along Discovery Green, Avenida Central is an underground garage offering 663 parking spaces with easy access to Avenida Plaza and Discovery Green.
Avenida South Garage
Connected to the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel and convention center, Avenida South is a 1,425-car garage located at 1710 Polk St.
Boasting 2,478 parking spaces and on the south side of Avenida Houston is the Tundra Garage. It connects its parking options to the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets and various concerts and events. Just a short walk from the plaza, it is located at 1515 Jackson St.
Other Transportation Options
If you don’t want to park to enjoy your time in Avenida Houston, there are several various alternatives.
The recent installments of light rail stops at Avenida Houston have expanded the destinations you can get to without a car. Stations are located to the north of the Marriott Marquis on Rusk Street and North of Partnership Tower on Capitol Street The two lines that run by Avenida are the Purple and Green lines.
You can head east to explore the Greater East End and EaDo with BBVA Compass Stadium, various murals and delicious food. Heading north will take you to downtown Houston and various dining, nightlife, theater and entertainment options.
Additionally, you can ride the Red Line from downtown on Main Streer through the Museum District, Medical Center, all the way to NRG Park to catch a show, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and a Texans game.
Along with light rail, METRO buses can take you all around the city for a low fare. To search route information, click here.
Just pick your pick up and drop off location and go with Uber. The ride-sharing service offers local drivers to get you from point A to B at your convenience. Uber also offers a flat rate from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at $7.31 within the I-610 loop and the Galleria/Uptown area.
With defined routes running along Avenida, and circulating around downtown, Greenlink is a free bus service that has easy, hop-on-hop-off locations. Depending on the time, you can use the Green Route or Orange Route.
At any hotel in Avenida Houston, you can easily call a cab. You can also request by location using the Yellow Cab app.
If you're wanting to explore Houston on two wheels, you can rent a Bcycle! With a location at Crawford and Lamar, Crawford and Rusk, and many other locations around the city, you can borrow a bike for a few hours or the whole day. Explore the rest of downtown, Buffalo Bayou and more!