Plan Your Trip from Houston to Amarillo
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.
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport
Get deals on air tickets and more when you book vacation packages, accommodations and cheap flights to Amarillo, Texas, on Orbitz.com. If you plan to fly into Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, you will need to book a flight on American Eagle, Southwest, or United Airlines, the only three airlines served by this airport. The airport, which is named after the NASA astronaut who died in the Columbia shuttle disaster, is located just two miles from downtown Amarillo.
Heading to Amarillo from the Airport
Getting into Amarillo from Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport is easy. Yellow Cab Amarillo uses a computerized dispatch system to help you quickly and easily arrange a taxi ride to your final destination. If you prefer to drive yourself, you can rent a car from National, Hertz, Avis, or Enterprise rental car companies, all of which have facilities at the airport. Local bus service is also available from the airport to various destinations around Amarillo.
Weather Conditions in Amarillo
Summers in Amarillo, Texas, are hot and dry, with daytime highs averaging in the high 80s and 90s. Nighttime lows sometimes drop into the mid-60s during the summer months. Winter temperatures typically range from the 20s at night to daytime highs in the 50s.
Visiting Amarillo Attractions
Amarillo has plenty of family-friendly attractions, including the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Don Harrington Discovery Center, and Wonderland Park. Other local attractions include the Amarillo Botanical Gardens and the Amarillo Museum of Art. Plan your trip to Texas using Orbitz.com, and find the best deals on cheap flights to Amarillo, discount lodgings, and more.
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