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The Woodlands Express Park and Ride
The Woodlands Express

The Woodlands Township operates three Park & Ride lots located conveniently around The Woodlands for your commuting convenience. Destinations include the Texas Medical Center, Greenway Plaza, as well as the Central Business District of Houston. 

Please see links at left for routes and schedules

Weather-related schedule changes
During inclement weather events, schedule changes and service interruption notices can be found on our Twitter page @TownshipTransit. Sign up to get immediate notifications, or you can view the page to see them.

  • If you do not have a Twitter account, no need to worry. Simply click the link above, and you will be directed to the webpage, where you can view the information even without an account. 
  • A "pop-up" window will appear asking you to sign up for an account, click the "x" in the upper right corner of the window and you will be able to view our live Twitter feed.  
  • If you feel you have missed a bus, or need other assistance, please call the service number at 832-852-3362.

Park & Ride Lot Locations
Research Forest Park & Ride - 3900 Marsico Place
Sterling Ridge Park & Ride - 8001 McBeth Way
Sawdust Park & Ride - 701 Westridge Road
Click location for directions.

The Woodlands Express service provides a comfortable, convenient and economical way to commute. For your safety the Park & Ride sites have security guards and security lighting. Scheduled service is provided Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Gates open at 5 a.m. and are locked at 9 p.m. Park & Ride tickets are available at a cost of $12 round-trip, tickets must be purchased in advance for this service as drivers do not accept cash. Buses are filled on a first come, first served basis. These buses only stop at designated locations.

Service changes for The Woodlands Express beginning June 8, 2015
  • NEW! 5:20 a.m. Service to downtown Houston from Research Forest lot
  • NEW! 7 p.m. Sunsetter service from downtown Houston to ALL lots
  • NEW! 3:20 p.m. Service from downtown Houston to Sterling Ridge lot

Thank you for your continued patronage of The Woodlands Express. Please check back here often for service notices or subscribe to the Twitter link on the left.


The Woodlands Express Policies
•Smoking, eating and drinking is not permitted on any bus.
•No weapons of firearms on buses.
•Only personal assistance animals are permitted on buses and in facilities.
•Loud and/or abusive behavior or language including profanity/racial or vulgar comments will be cause for immediate removal from the bus and possible loss of ridership privileges.
•Passengers may only bring carry-on items that will fit comfortably on their lap and will not protrude into the next seat. Drivers cannot help load or unload items.
•The Township reserves the right to restrict certain items on all buses.
•Riding on buses under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs is prohibited.
•Music/movie playing devices are not permitted to be played aloud while on any bus.
•The Township is not responsible for personal items left on the bus. Passengers may call customer service at (281)363-0882 to find out about any personal items they may have left on the bus. Personal items not claimed in 60 days will be disposed of or discarded.

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