You'll have to break up the journey from Houston to Lincoln because there are no direct services on this route. United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Air New Zealand offer the next best thing — a flight with just one stop.
The shortest flight time from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Lincoln, NE Airport (LNK) is around 3 hours and 48 minutes. Grab a wine from the drink cart, go over your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.
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|Destination Airport IATA Code||OMA|
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Lincoln Airport is the primary airport serving Nebraska's greater Lincoln area. It is located less than seven miles northwest of the city center, with easy access via West Cornhusker Highway or I-80 to I-180. Use Orbitz.com when searching for cheap flights to Lincoln, and you will have access to all of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.
There is little in the way of public transportation in the Lincoln area, but there are other transportation options that will take you to your final destination. DashAbout Shuttle and Eppley Express offer private and shared shuttle service for a reasonable price. Capital Cab, OMALiNK and Yellow Cab companies all provide taxi service from the airport to downtown Lincoln. Expect to pay a $2.75 fee plus an additional $2.75 per mile. Book your low-cost tickets on Orbitz.com, and you can also look for a rental car or sales on hotels that offer free shuttle service to take care of all of your transportation needs.
When it comes to the weather, Lincoln is a study in extremes. Summers are extremely hot, with temperatures in the low 90s, and winters are harsh. During December, January and February, expect temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and more than two feet of snow. If you plan to travel to Lincoln during the cold winter months, be sure to bring a warm coat, snow boots and full winter gear.
Whether you are into museums or prefer the outdoors, Lincoln has enough things to see and do to keep you busy for a while. Visit one of the area wineries, pick some berries at Roca Berry Farm, learn some history at the Thomas P. Kennard House or simply spend your time golfing, hiking, fishing or horseback riding. No matter what you choose to do, remember to use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Lincoln the next time you plan to visit.
^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.