Plan Your Trip from Houston to Manchester
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.
Houston Airport Parking
Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.
Ground Transportation in Houston
The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.
Airport Dining Facilities
George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.
Flights to Manchester
Cheap flights to Manchester, England, are readily available when you use Orbitz.com to locate low fares from anywhere in the world. Travelers to the city will arrive at Manchester Airport, the largest airport in the country outside of London. With three terminals available, it is able to handle flights from a large number of international carriers, including Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and US Airways. The airport is conveniently located less than nine miles from the city's center.
Transportation From the Airport
Once you arrive at Manchester Airport, transportation to the city is easy to obtain. Taxi service is the most convenient, with taxis costing only about $30 to reach the city's center. Bus service is available as well, costing about $6 for a day ticket that will allow you to travel to most districts throughout the city.
The Weather in Manchester
Manchester's weather is seasonal in nature, with summer temperatures averaging around 70 degrees Fahrenheit and winter temps dropping as low as the 30s. Clothing for the warmer months, May to September, should include a light jacket, while the cold winter months require a heavy coat to ward off the chill.
Enjoyable Manchester Attractions
One of the city's biggest attractions, and the reason many visitors seek out cheap flights to Manchester, is the sports teams located in the city. The city has two Premier League Football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester United, both recent Premier League Champions. Manchester United's field holds 76,000 spectators, providing a venue for football that's unmatched by any other in the UK.
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre4 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Radisson Manchester City Centre is a 10-minute stroll from both Manchester Victoria Train Station and the upscale Harvey Nichols department store. Concert venue ...
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester HotelFree Trade Hall Peter Street, Manchester 5.0 out of 5.0
The hotel is inside one of Manchester's most celebrated buildings, near St. Peter's Square with its convenient Metrolink station. Downtown shops and restaurants ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - PiccadillyOne Piccadilly Place, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
The hotel is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station, which offers a fast link to the airport as well as services to other cities. The cafés and shops ...
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, AirportChicago Avenue, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, Airport is connected to the terminals via a covered walkway. The nearest train station is a 2-minute walk, putting the shops, ...
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & SpaLondon Road, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station and 10 minutes from O2 Apollo Manchester. Guests can reach city center shops ...
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly HotelPortland Street, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
This modern hotel rises above Piccadilly Gardens in the centre of Manchester. Arndale Shopping, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, the Manchester Central Convention ...
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre35 Portland Street, Manchester 3.0 out of 5.0
This 19th century heritage hotel is one block from Manchester's Chinatown, 500 meters from the Palace theatre, and close to Piccadilly Gardens, the Manchester ...
Clayton Hotel, Manchester AirportOutwood Lane, Manchester 4.0 out of 5.0
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport is adjacent to Manchester Airport and just a 20-minute drive from the city center, where guests can shop at The Lowry Center ...
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