Flying from Houston to Fresno
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.
Fresno, CA, Airport Information
When you are searching for cheap flights to Fresno, check with Orbitz.com. You can use the site to compare the rates of most major airlines simultaneously, so you can book the best rate and stay on budget. The Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the major air service provider for the city. It is located on East Clinton Way and is about six miles from downtown Fresno. Airlines providing service to the airport include Alaska, United, American, Allegiant, US Airways, Delta, Volaris, and AeroMexico. Orbitz.com can check the rates of these airlines, so you can compare and book the best deal.
Transportation From the Airport
Travelers can use a taxi, car rental, limousine, or bus service to get to their hotels from the airport. A taxi ride should cost around $20 to downtown, but this will vary depending on traffic. Car rental prices will vary by car selection and company, but you will find the best rates on Orbitz.com, and you can prearrange your rental when you book your airline ticket.
Weather in Fresno
Fresno has hot summers with the average high near 98 degrees and lows around 65 degrees. During the winter months, high temperatures average around 55 degrees and the mid-30s at night. Fresno does not receive much rainfall, especially during the summer months. The most precipitation occurs between January and February with an average of two inches per month.
Fresno's Major Attractions
Fresno has many activities for families to enjoy including The Chaffee Zoo, the Fresno Art Museum, Island Water Park, and Wild Water Adventure Park. Yosemite National Park is just a short drive away from the city and is well worth the trip. Check Orbitz.com for a list of attractions and activities when you are searching for flights to Fresno.
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