Driving Directions and Parking Information

Hilton College Station
801 University Drive
College Station, TX 77840
+1 (979)-693-7500

The Hilton Hotel has local shuttle service for its guests, and, in addition, one can call a cab:
BCS Taxi — 979-779-8294
Maroon Cab — 979-695-9999

For directions to the Hilton College Station:

* From Easterwood Aiport in College Station:

  • Drive East on University Drive towards Texas A&M University.
  • Cross Texas Ave.
  • The entrance to the Hilton College Station and Conference Center will be on your right.

* From Houston Intercontinental Airport:

  • Depart from Houston Intercontinental Airport, TX (0.2 mi.).
  • Bear right onto Terminal Rd S (0.2 mi.).
  • Bear right onto JFK Blvd / John F Kennedy Blvd (3.4 mi.).
  • Turn right onto Beltway 8 / N Sam Houston Pkwy E (0.5 mi.).
  • Take ramp left and follow signs for TX-8-BELTWAY West (5.3 mi.).
  • Keep straight onto Sam Houston Tollway W (8.0 mi.).
  • Road name changes to W Sam Houston Tollway S (3.3 mi.).
  • Take ramp right for US-290 West toward Austin (36.4 mi.).
  • Take ramp right for TX-6 toward Bryan / Navasota (42.8 mi.).
  • Take ramp right and follow signs for FM-60 (0.3 mi.).
  • Turn left onto FM-60 W / University Dr E (1.2 mi.).
  • Turn right onto Tarrow St E (0.1 mi.).
  • Turn left onto Tarrow St (0.2 mi.).
  • Turn left onto FM-60 E / University Dr E (0.2 mi.).
  • Arrive at FM-60 E / University Dr E (0.0 mi.)

* From William P. Hobby Airport:

  • Depart from William P Hobby Airport, TX (0.3 mi.).
  • Turn right onto Broadway St (1.9 mi.).
  • Bear left onto Gulf Fwy, and then keep left to stay on Gulf Fwy (0.2 mi.).
  • Take ramp left and follow signs for I-45 North (9.1 mi.).
  • At exit 48B, take ramp left for I-10 West toward San Antonio (5.0 mi.).
  • At exit 763, take ramp right and follow signs for I-610 North (1.6 mi.).
  • Keep left onto US-290 W (44.4 mi.).
  • Take ramp right for TX-6 toward Bryan / Navasota (42.8 mi.).
  • Take ramp right and follow signs for FM-60 (0.3 mi.).
  • Turn left onto FM-60 W / University Dr E (1.2 mi.).
  • Turn right onto Tarrow St E (0.1 mi.).
  • Turn left onto Tarrow St (0.2 mi.).
  • Turn left onto FM-60 E / University Dr E (0.2 mi.).
  • Arrive at FM-60 E / University Dr E (0.0 mi.)

For directions to the Conference venue at Texas A&M University:

Rudder Tower
301-399 Joe Routt Blvd
College Station, TX 77840

Vans hired by the TEI will run guests from the hotel to Rudder Tower in the mornings and back in the afternoons, beginning with Thursday’s plenary. Trips to and from campus can take from 10-20 minutes, so please plan your morning or afternoon in advance.

Van Schedule

Thursday, November 8th
Welcome Pickup (at Hilton College Station)
10:50 AM
11:00 AM
11:10 AM
11:20 AM
11:30 AM
11:40 AM

Afternoon pickup (at University Center Garage)
5:40 PM
5:50 PM
6:00 PM
6:10 PM
6:20 PM
6:30 PM
6:40 PM

Friday, November 9-Sunday, November 11
Morning pickups (at Hilton College Station):
7:50 AM
8:00 AM
8:10 AM
8:20 AM
8:30 AM
8:40 AM

Afternoon pickups (at University Center Garage):
5:40 PM
5:50 PM
6:00 PM
6:10 PM
6:20 PM
6:30 PM
6:40 PM

Rudder Tower is located at the heart of the Texas A&M Campus. Visitor’s Parking can be found in multiple places on campus, but the closest is the Koldus Parking Garage (or University Center Garage – UCG). Parking is $15 a day, and cash and credit are accepted at the convenient garage machines. The next convenient garage is the Central Campus Garage (CCG), located next to the Evans Library. See the below map for relative directions and distances.

Click on the map to enlarge.

If you don’t mind a bit of a walk, parking is available at the St. Mary’s Parking Lot next to campus on Nagle Street. Parking is $5 a day.

St. Mary’s Catholic Center Parking Lot
603 Church Ave
College Station, TX 77840

See Walking Directions for campus information.