Erie International Airport
Orbitz.com searches numerous airline options to find you flights from Erie to the destination of your choice. Erie International Airport is located on West 12th Street, approximately seven miles from the center of Erie. Three major airlines service the airport-United, Delta and US Airways. When you use Orbitz.com to search for flights, all of the available options are displayed, making it easy to find good deals and purchase a low-cost air ticket.
Parking and Transportation
The airport has long-term parking available for $11 per day or $66 per week. However, if you're traveling for more than three days, it's cheaper to take a cab to and from the airport. The Erie Yellow Cab company takes passengers from the downtown Erie area to the airport for a flat fee of $17. Buses also run from the downtown area to the airport numerous times per day. If you need your own set of wheels when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car on the Orbitz.com website, or purchase a package to save money.
Dining at the Airport
The ERI CafÃ© is a full-service restaurant located adjacent to the main lobby. The restaurant serves full meals, drinks and appetizers. If you just need a quick snack before your flight, there is a vending area across from the information desk. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Erie, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of before you get to the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and get something to eat before you hop on the plane.
Traveling to Detroit
Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.
Airports in the Area
Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.
Transportation in Detroit
Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.
Detroit Climate Expectations
Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.
Things to Do in Detroit
The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.