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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.

Airports in Chico

Visitors traveling by air to Chico, California, will arrive at the Chico Municipal Airport. Travelers can find cheap flights to Chico by searching Orbitz.com. United Airlines provides air service to the airport via San Francisco. The airport is located about four miles from downtown Chico.

Transportation in Chico

One of the easiest ways to travel from the airport is by taxi for the short distance into the downtown area. Local hotels may also provide shuttle services. For travelers who prefer the freedom of having their own vehicle, the option of renting a car is available. Travelers can search for deals on car rentals on Orbitz.com.

Weather Information in Chico

The weather in Chico and the surrounding area is typically Mediterranean in nature. During the summer, temperatures can often rise well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters in Chico are usually mild and wet. The average temperature during the winter is about 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Most rainfall occurs in the month of January.

Destination Highlights in Chico

There are numerous sights and attractions to enjoy in Chico and the surrounding area. The Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park is a 26-room mansion that was the first in the entire state to be equipped with indoor plumbing. Bidwell Park offers swimming, hiking, biking, and other outdoor recreational activities. Other notable attractions include Colman Museum and the Honey Run Covered Bridge. Chico is also home to the National Yo-Yo Museum. To find air ticket deals and cheap flights to Chico, travelers can quickly and easily search Orbitz.com.

Flights from Houston to Chico - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Houston to Chico now?

If you're concerned about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Houston to Chico, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Chico?

There is. United Airlines offers nonstop flights from Houston Airport to SMF, which makes jetting from Houston to Chico easy.

What is the shortest flight from Houston to Chico?

The shortest flight from Houston to Chico is around 4 hours and 38 minutes. Order your favorite wine from the cabin crew, work on your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from Houston to Chico most frequently?

United Airlines offers the most services from Houston to Chico, with 60 flights every month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chico?

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 Chico 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 Chico with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chico 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

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