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Airfares from $39 One Way, $86 Round Trip from Houston to Gainesville

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More About Flying To Gainesville from Houston

Route Information for Flights from Houston to Gainesville

Origin Airport IATA Code HOU
Destination Airport IATA Code MCO
Distance 852 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:13PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:43AM UTC

Flights from Houston to Gainesville

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.

Airport in Gainesville, Florida

Flights to Gainesville, Florida, are easy to come by when using Orbitz.com. The site helps travelers find the cheapest domestic and international flights and book hotels or car rentals, so everything is ready as soon as you land. Gainesville Regional Airport is the primary airport serving this location. Several major airlines fly in and out frequently. These include American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and US Airways.

Transportation From Gainesville Regional Airport

There are several modes of transportation travelers can choose from when leaving the airport. Taxi and limo services are available, as well as public bus transportation. Travelers can also use Orbitz.com to find discount car rentals from one of several main providers. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz are just a few of the rental car companies available.

Weather in Gainesville

The average temperature for Gainesville annually is 68 °F. Generally, the temperature never reaches freezing levels, and tourists can be found in the city May through October for the warm temperatures and wide array of activities.

Activities in Gainesville

Although not located on the ocean, there is still plenty to enjoy in Gainesville for vacationers and visitors. Golf courses abound, including the luxurious Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club. For families or those looking for a bit more culture, there is the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The city is also just a couple of hours from many of Florida's major cities, including Orlando and Jacksonville, so many vacationers get flights to Gainesville through Orbitz.com and make the drive to popular destinations from there.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Houston to Gainesville now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Houston to Gainesville.
Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Gainesville?
You can fly direct from Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), so kiss those time-wasting connections goodbye. Enjoy a stress-free journey with one of the 4 airlines that’ll take you straight to Gainesville. Popular options include:

  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Houston to Gainesville?
The shortest flight time from Houston to Gainesville is around 3 hours and 2 minutes. Order your favorite tipple from the drink trolley, hone your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you’ll have the time on this medium-haul trip.
What airlines fly from Houston to Gainesville most frequently?
Here are the carriers with the most frequent flights between Houston and Gainesville. Discover which one fits your travel plans: United Airlines - (UA) with 173 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 95 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 34 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 17 flights every month
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Gainesville?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Gainesville have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Gainesville with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Gainesville without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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