Flights from Houston
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 South Bend
Trips to South Bend
The South Bend Regional Airport, which is the second busiest airport in the state of Indiana, is located about three miles from the city's downtown area. Delta Connection, Allegiant Air and United Express offer cheap flights to South Bend, and reservations on available flights can be made online using Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the South Bend Regional Airport
City bus service is available from the airport terminal 24 hours a day and leaves for South Bend at 24 and 54 minutes after the hour. The fare is $1.00, and free transfers are available to allow you to continue to your destination anywhere within the city. Taxi service is provided as well, and the taxis are conveniently located outside the terminal entrance. For the 10-minute trip into the city's downtown area, the cab fare is about $15.
The Weather in South Bend
The weather in South Bend varies by the season. In the summer, the temperatures average in the high 70s to low 80s. In the winter, the temperatures drop into the teens. The area experiences high levels of precipitation, with 37 inches of rain and 67 inches of snow on average each year. Winter clothing should be extremely heavy, covering as much exposed skin as possible, while light clothing in the summer can help combat the high humidity.
Things to Do in South Bend
There are plenty of things to do in South Bend. Art lovers can visit the South Bend Museum of Art, which features works by regional artists, while those who appreciate classical music can enjoy a performance by the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Anyone interested in sports can watch games played by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the University of Notre Dame, which is located just north of the city. All that's needed is an air ticket, easily purchased by searching for cheap flights to South Bend on Orbitz.com.
Hyatt Place South Bend / Mishawaka215 W Day Rd, Mishawaka 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Mishawaka, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University Park Mall and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Notre Dame Stadium. University of Notre Dame is 3.9 mi ...
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Bend/At Notre Dame Un222 S Dixie Way, South Bend 2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in South Bend, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Roseland Town Park and University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame Stadium is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.
Varsity Clubs Of America - South Bend by Diamond Resorts3800 N Main St, Mishawaka 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Mishawaka, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Henry Frank Park and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Notre Dame Stadium. Boehm Park and Bethel College are also ...
Doubletree Hotel South Bend123 N Saint Joseph St, South Bend 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of South Bend, this hotel is 0 mi (0.1 km) from South Bend Regional Museum of Art and within 3 mi (5 km) of Notre Dame Stadium and University ...
Extended Stay America - South Bend - Mishawaka - North5305 N Main St, Mishawaka 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Henry Frank Park, University Park Mall, and Heritage Square Shopping. Boehm Park and Warren ...
The Inn at Saint Mary's53993 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Mary's College, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and University of Notre Dame. Studebaker National ...
Farmstead Inn & Conference Center370 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Shipshewana, this hotel is steps from Shipshewana Auction and Flea Market and Menno-Hof Museum of Culture. North Park is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away.
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