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Visiting Lubbock

Lubbock, Texas, is home to everything from amusement parks to vineyards, and it is an up-and-coming city for business and educational innovation. You'll enjoy visiting Lubbock's museums and experiencing the truly Texan culture of the city. Use Orbitz.com to find low-fare deals for flights to Lubbock.

Landing in Lubbock

Flights to Lubbock land at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, which is located 7 miles from the city's central business district. Six major rental car companies operate at the airport, so you can pick up a car as soon as you arrive. Private shuttle companies and a taxi service also provide transportation from the airport to the center of the city. A taxi ride to downtown Lubbock usually costs between $16 and $19 with Yellow Cab, the airport's authorized taxi service.

Your Lubbock Experience

The National Ranching Heritage Center depicts the history of the Lubbock area and the culture that ranching created, and the Silent Wings Museum celebrates aviation history. The Lubbock Lake Landmark features wildlife trails and views of the city, and Prairie Dog Town is a nature reserve where you can view prairie dogs in their natural habitat. Lubbock is the hometown of famed singer Buddy Holly, and the Buddy Holly Center presents the story of his life. A statue of Buddy Holly stands in front of the West Texas Walk of Fame, which is a memorial to other local performing artists. Holly is buried in Lubbock Cemetery, under a headstone bearing his official surname, Holley. McPherson Cellars Winery is one of the local wineries worth a visit and tasting tour, and Joyland Amusement Park is ideal for a family getaway.

Lubbock boasts a warm-to-hot climate, with highs in the low 90s Fahrenheit and lows in the mid- to high 60s during the hottest months of June, July and August. During the coolest months, December, January and February, highs are in the 50s Fahrenheit and lows dip into the 20s. In March and October, typical temperatures range from lows of 35 or 36 degrees to highs of 62 to 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Highs in the 80s and lows in the 50s Fahrenheit are typical of May and September. April and October see temperatures ranging from highs in the mid-70s to lows in the mid-40s. Snow falls in Lubbock from November to February, so bring snow boots if you visit during these months.

Do More in Lubbock

Lubbock offers a host of museums, opportunities for nature tourism, and plenty of great local wine to bring back home with you. You'll be able to spend more time and money enjoying Lubbock when you use Orbitz.com to book hotels and rental cars along with low-fare flights to Lubbock.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Lubbock?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
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Which airlines fly to Lubbock?
With airlines flying into Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB), you’ll be exploring this unique destination before long. Airfare prices depend on where you’re coming from and when you plan to travel. But you’re sure to snap up a fabulous deal to Lubbock among these popular domestic carriers:

  • American Airlines - 89 flights to Lubbock per month
  • Southwest Airlines - 78 flights to Lubbock per month
  • United Airlines - 70 flights to Lubbock per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Lubbock?
Keep your eyes open for an amazing flight deal to Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is situated around 7 miles northeast of the center. After you’ve left the arrivals area, it won’t be long before you’re taking in the best sights in Lubbock.
How much is a flight to Lubbock?
Prices for return flights started as low as this past week to Lubbock, and reached a peak of . Several lucky travelers journeying out of () managed to get their hands on one-way tickets starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Lubbock?
Landing cheap flights to Lubbock is as easy as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d love to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are a few tips your budget will love:

  • Taking off from or arriving at nearby airports can sometimes help you save on airfares. Type in your preferred departure and arrival points. Next, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below the form fields to compare your options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t written in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to check out the flight deals across different departure dates. If you find a better fare, book it.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Book your fare as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. While it does happen from time to time, airline tickets rarely get cheaper as your departure date nears.
  • Combine your flights, hotels and car rental into a value-for-money package deal. Save your hard-earned cash for things that really excite you, like exploring Lubbock.
  • Flying during the busy season means expensive airfares. Try to plan your vacation outside of popular dates, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Lubbock?
The U.S. Is big, so that depends on which city you’re taking off from. To make vacation planning a bit easier, we’ve selected three of the top routes to Lubbock and worked out their average flight times:

  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB) - 1 hour and 9 minutes
  • Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field) to Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB) - 1 hour and 12 minutes
  • Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB) - 1 hour and 34 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Lubbock?
Catch a bargain and book your tickets to Lubbock in January. If you’ve missed this month, don’t worry. February and August often have affordable airfares too. Just make sure you don’t snooze on a sale — cheap flights pop up and vanish in an instant!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Lubbock?
To pick up a rewarding flight deal, make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days to purchase tickets to Lubbock.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Lubbock?
If you’re after cheap flights to Lubbock, depart early in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the cheapest day to set off, followed by Tuesday. Saturday has the most expensive fares, so avoid flying on this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Lubbock?
Consider jetting off during August if you’re on a tight budget. Orbitz data has found that it’s generally the best month for cheap flights to Lubbock. June is when ticket prices really go up.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and your flight should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a snap to search for airlines with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your departure and arrival destinations and then click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for easy?
What do I need for the flight to Lubbock?
There’s nothing as exciting as jetting off on vacation, but it’s good to be prepared. These handy tips will help get your journey off to an excellent start:

  • Before you board the plane, you’ll need to show proof of identification, like your passport. You’ll also need your ticket. If you’re traveling with kids, check with your airline about which documents they may need.
  • To keep you amused on your short trip to Lubbock, download some new songs or stock up the audiobook library on your phone. Food can also be a tasty distraction while in the air, so pack a snack.
  • Even if you’re flying in the height of summer, bring a cardigan or sweater on board with you. Airplane cabins can get downright cold.

How many direct flights are there to Lubbock?
With 47 flights jetting directly to Lubbock each month, finding one to fit your schedule will be a breeze. Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines are among the major carriers with nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Lubbock?
If you think a first or business-class ticket is beyond your grasp, think again. Here are a few practical tips to help you land a premium flight to Lubbock for less:

  • Flexibility is key. By being open to various travel dates, you’ll have more chances of landing a great deal on first or business-class airfares.
  • Plenty of low-cost airlines have terrific business-class seating for a wallet-friendly price.
  • Make the most of your airline’s loyalty program and upgrade your seat. You can also bid for an upgrade in online auctions.

How to get into Lubbock from the airport?
Arrange a Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB) car rental at Preston Smith Intl. Airport (LBB) with one of the two reputable suppliers on-site, Thrifty Car Rental or Enterprise. Central Lubbock is about 7 miles away to the southwest of LBB. After stepping off the plane, pick up your set of wheels and get there in comfort. Taxis and public transportation are two other popular ways to get into the city center. Spend a day or two wandering around Lubbock, then venture out to see more of the region with one of our Lubbock car rentals conveniently located downtown.
What is the best time to go to Lubbock?
There’s no right or wrong time to vacation in Lubbock, though are the liveliest months. Like most places in the Northern Hemisphere, summertime begins June 20. If you’d rather spend your days in a lightweight top than a winter coat, this time of the year would be ideal. Expect average daily highs of 90undefined and nightly lows around 70undefined.
Travel tips for Lubbock

  • Start your sightseeing in the downtown area and enjoy a walking tour of the city’s top attractions. Texas Tech University and Buddy Holly Center are favorites among travelers.
  • We also recommend checking out the sights a short drive from Lubbock’s center. Meander around Mackenzie Park and South Plains Mall and see another side of this sought-after destination.
  • Get behind the wheel and find out what else makes Texas a magnet for travelers. Book a car rental with Orbitz and enjoy the wonders of two other can’t miss cities — Amarillo and Midland.

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