You'll have to break up the journey from Flint to Phoenix because there are no direct services on this route. American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stop.
With the trip from Flint to Phoenix taking a minimum of 4 hours and 39 minutes, there's plenty of time to relax and enjoy the ride. Indulge in an in-flight wine or two and get comfortable in your seat with a novel or movie.
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The Bishop International Airport is Michigan's epicenter of air travel in the greater Flint area. Located at G-3425 West Bristol Road, the airport is less than six miles from the downtown area, with easy access to I-69 to I-75. Use Orbitz.com to look for deals on flights from Flint, and you will have access to all of the major airlines that service the airport.
Bishop International offers three choices of onsite parking. The short-term lot is directly across from the terminals, and charges a weekly rate of $154. The long-term lot is just a short walk from the terminals, and its weekly rate is $56. The most economical choice is the economy lot, with a weekly rate of $36. Although you can walk from the economy lot to the terminals, the airport offers a free shuttle service that runs every five minutes.
Getting back and forth from downtown Flint to the airport is easy. You can take an MTA bus or shuttle to keep the cost down, take a shuttle or share-a-ride van or simply hire a private taxi. When you book your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you just might save enough to warrant splurging on a private car service or limousine.
Instead of stopping for coffee on the way to the airport, take advantage of one of the two onsite restaurants. The Gateway Grille and Samuel Adam Toasts Flint Bar are a short walk from the gates just past the security checkpoint. Grab a beverage, have a full meal, watch some television or play a video game while you are waiting to board your flight. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find flights from Flint, Michigan.
Travelers to the Phoenix-Scottsdale area fly into the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. When you purchase tickets on cheap flights to Phoenix via Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from all of the major domestic and international airlines that service the airport. The airport is located less than six miles east of the downtown area, so it's just a quick trip down Highway 10.
The most economical way to get into the city is via the Phoenix Airport Shuttle, which will drop you off by the Washington Metro Light Rail stop. There are three cab companies that can take you to downtown Phoenix or wherever you need to go, and rates are standard across all companies. Expect to pay $5 for the first mile, $2.30 for each additional mile and $23 for each hour you are delayed in traffic. If you use Orbitz.com to purchase your air tickets, consider adding on a rental car for ultimate mobility while you are in the area.
Phoenix winters are mild, with temperatures in the 40s, 50s and 60s, but you will find that summers there can be brutal. While nights may be as low as the mid-70s, daytime temperatures often exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Pack plenty of light-colored, lightweight clothing, and schedule your outdoor activities for early morning or late afternoon.
Phoenix and the nearby city of Scottsdale are centers of arts and culture, and they also offer plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. While you are in the Phoenix area, be sure to visit Camelback Mountain, take the Thursday evening art walk in Scottsdale, visit one of more than 100 art galleries, visit the Phoenix Zoo or drive along the Apache Trail. No matter what you choose to do during your stay in Phoenix, remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you want to purchase cheap flights to Phoenix.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.