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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Catch a ride to the rodeo with The Woodlands Express

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 12, 2024) – Catch it while you can and ride with The Woodlands Express to and from The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The Woodlands Express offers residents and visitors of The Woodlands and surrounding areas a convenient means of transportation to and from The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest starting Thursday, February 22, 2024.

The Woodlands Express, the Township’s Park and Ride transportation service, carries riders from Sawdust Park and Ride to NRG Stadium every Thursday through Sunday of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, giving passengers a way to enjoy the entertainment without the hassle of downtown traffic and parking. New for this year is weekday service during Spring Break, March 11 through 15, 2024! 

The World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest features several fun activities that are open to the public, along with the carnival which offers games and rides for the whole family to enjoy. The Houston Rodeo features an exciting new lineup of artists this year, including artists such as Blake Shelton, Hank Williams Jr., Lainey Wilson, 50 Cent, and many more! So, saddle up and let The Woodlands Express take you to the best show in in Houston!

Shuttle Service Location
Sawdust Park and Ride
701 Westridge Road
Spring, TX 77380

World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Service Dates: 
Thursday, February 22, 2024; Friday, February 23, 2024; Saturday, February 24, 2024  

Rodeo Service Dates: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 (Evening only); Friday, March 1, 2024 (Evening only)
Saturday, March 2, 2024; Sunday, March 3, 2024

Thursday, March 7, 2024 (Evening only); Friday, March 8, 2024 (Evening only)
Saturday, March 9, 2024; Sunday, March 10, 2024

*NEW* Spring Break Week Service! 
Monday, March 11, 2024, through Sunday, March 17, 2024

Tickets are $13 per person round trip. Reservations are required so save your seat today! 

Please visit to view schedules and purchase tickets through the reservation site link. Please note: Each reservation is made per one-way. Be sure to book your return ticket. The Woodlands Express regular tickets are not valid for this service.

All passengers of The Woodlands Express must abide by the Code of Conduct. Please download and read The Woodlands Express Code of Conduct before booking your trip. For more information, please contact The Woodlands Township at 281-210-3800 or visit

Need Assistance While Riding The Woodlands Express Rodeo Service? If you need assistance while riding The Woodlands Express Rodeo Shuttle Service, please call the service number at 832-851-3362.

PHOTO: Ride to the Bar-B-Que Contest and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on The Woodlands Express. Detailed reservation information and ticket purchasing can be found at Reserve your spot now!

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