Getting to our Gathering
Welcome to the Travel Section of the website!

Here you will find information on area airports, airport shuttles, rail service, and the address to plug into your navigational app if you'll be driving. If you have any questions about gathering logistics please feel free to reach out to our Logistics Coordinator, Kayla Hardage

Recommended Airport information
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

Arrival Date: January 27, 2025
Departure Date: January 31, 2025

For those flying into the event, we are recommending using George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) near Houston, Texas. IAH is 60 miles from Camp Allen. IAH supports all major carriers, including: American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, Spirit, and United.

We will also be providing round-trip shuttle service from IAH for an additional $67 per person (or $40 per person one way.) More information about shuttle service can be found below. IAH also has most major car rental providers on site.

Airport Website
Shuttle Service

Shuttle service will be provided from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). If there is enough demand for a shuttle from William P Hobby Airport (HOU), we may add an additional shuttle from there. To request a spot on the shuttle service, please select round-trip or either one-way option on your registration.

Arrival shuttle(s) from IAH 

Shuttle departure from IAH: 

  • Jan 23 at TBA (CST)
    • Please make every effort to book your flight to arrive before 3:30pm (CST) to allow ample time to collect your luggage
    • We are planning on having two shuttles. Pick up times will be determined closer to the event, when we better understand demand
    • A table with UMCRM and National Gathering signage will be near baggage claim
    • We will make every effort to adjust departure times due to delays and weather
    • Cost: $67 for round trip or $40 for Monday arrival shuttle only

Departure shuttle to Airport:

  • There will only be ONE shuttle departure time from Camp Allen on  
    Jan 27 at 8:30am (EST)
    • We will arrive at IAH by roughly 10:00 am (CST)
    • We will arrive at HOU (if required) by roughly 11:00 am (CST)
    • There will be no earlier shuttle departure times
    • Make sure to leave enough time between arrival at terminal and departure of your flight in order to make it through airport security. We highly recommend that you book your flight to depart no earlier than noon (CST)
    • Cost: $67 for round trip or $40 for Friday departure shuttle only

Need to add or change a shuttle reservation? Contact Jen:

Other Nearby Airports
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

68 miles from Camp Allen. South of Houston. Will take roughly 1 hour 30 minutes to drive. Serves American, Delta, Allegiant, and Frontier & a major hub for Southwest.

**If demand is great enough, UMCRM will offer shuttle a shuttle for those arriving prior to 3:30pm CST.  Shuttle is not guaranteed until demand is high enough**

Airport Website
Arrivals By Vehicle

"Camp Allen Texas" is recognized by most major navigational apps/sites and GPS units. However, if you find yourself needing to input the address yourself, here it is for you to copy and paste:

18800 FM 362

Carpooling is encouraged! Check the link below if you're seeking a ride or can offer one, either to/from an airport or from farther afield.