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Directions to Chinese Consulate General in Houston

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We hope the following information is helpful if you ever need to come to the consulate in person. The directions may not be the shortest route, but easier to follow.

The address of Chinese Consulate General in Houston is 3417 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006. GPS: (29.741592, -95.390511). Phone 713-520-1462, Fax 713-521-3064; web site, E-mail:, E-mail for visa and passport:

The Consulate's Office hour is 9:00-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm, Monday to Friday, except holidays (a mix of Chinese and US holidays).

Getting to the Chinese Consulate in Houston

  • From north of Houston, take I-45 South, exit at Allen Parkway and go west on Allen Parkway Studemont St., then make a left at Montrose and go south. The consulate is at the second street after Westheimer on your left.
  • From I-10 East or I-10 West, exit to I-45 South, then follow the directions there.
  • From West or Southwest Houston, take 59 North, exit at Richmond then turn left. On Richmond, turn right onto Montrose. Go north, the consulate is on your right shortly after you pass West Alabama.
  • From Northeast Houston or Bush Intercontinental airport, take 59 South. Exit at Fannin Street after passing Downtown. While on Fannin, turn right and then left onto Main Street. When you reach a water fountain, turn right onto Montrose. Go north, pass US 59 (under the bridge), the consulate is on your right shortly after you pass West Alabama.

Parking Park on street only. Do not park in parking lots of stores or shopping centers half mile within the consulate, otherwise your car may be towed! The tow car drivers are watching on you! You need to pay $120 to get your car back.



There are several good restaurants along the Montrose between the Chinese consulate and Main Street. On the map we showed some Chinese restaurants, but they are not authentic. Better Chinese restaurants are in China Town (move the map west to Beltway 8).


Montrose and Main Street area is heart of Houston's famous Museusm District. If you have spare time, you may want to visit. Please see Houston museums page (Chinese link) for details.


Don't expect that you can stay in a hotel within working distance to the consulate -- there are not many and expensive. Hotels in areas within several miles of the consulate are also not cheap: Downtown, Galleria, Medical Center. You may find all Houston hotels on Houston hotel map. You can move, zoom the map and then search. All hotels within the map display area will be shown.

The advices are:

If you plan to watch Houston Rockets' game, you may stay at the Holiday Inn Express or Hilton near Toyota Center (see Houston downtown hotel map).

Visit NASA (Space Center Houston)

You may take Bus 249 from Downtown. It runs every one hour.

Airports Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Hobby Airport (HOU) are about 25 and 20 miles from the consulate. There are buses from both airport to Downtown Houston, just outside the airport terminals.

Restaurants Please see map display and descriptions below the map for restaurants near the Chinese Consulate in Houston.

Houston hotels There is only one hotel (expensive) within walking distance of the Chinese Consulate in Houston. Please use Houston hotel map to find a hotel.

Attractions nearby Please see map display and descriptions below the map.

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