Flights from Minneapolis
Airports in Minneapolis
The city of Minneapolis is served by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The airport is situated to the southeast of the city. Several domestic airlines and three international airlines serve the airport. Travelers looking for cheap flights from Minneapolis can search for flights from several airlines at once on Orbitz.com, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a joint military-civilian airport. The airport is situated approximately 10 miles from both downtown Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis.
Parking at Minneapolis Airport
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport offers a variety of parking options. Covered parking is available for visits lasting more than nine hours at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $22. Value parking is also available at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $16. For visits less than nine hours, short-term parking is available at a rate of $5 for the first hour and up to a maximum of $36 a day.
Transportation at the Minneapolis Airport
Travelers departing from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can take advantage of a range of transportation services, including car rental companies, van and shuttle services, and taxi services. Public transportation is also available through the Metro Transit. The public bus service serves the Twin Cities metro area. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Fares average between $38 and $49 for trips to and from downtown Minneapolis. Fares from downtown St. Paul range between $30 and $37.
Restaurants at the Minneapolis Airport
Several dining options are available at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, making it easy for travelers to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee or a quick snack prior to boarding their flight. Restaurant options include A&W, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, French Meadow Bakery Cafe, La Brea Bakery Café and Starbucks Coffee. By searching for multiple airlines at once on Orbitz.com, it is easy to find cheap flights from Minneapolis.
Flights to Lubbock
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
American Eagle, United Express, and Southwest Airlines operate out of the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, taking travelers to multiple destinations around the country. When you need flights to Lubbock, you can purchase a discount ticket through Orbitz.com. The airport sits on the outskirts of the city, and you can get from the airport to downtown in 15 to 20 minutes. With the cheap prices you can get through Orbitz.com, you can save more money for other vacation expenses.
Highways and Public Transportation
Interstate 40 and Interstate 27 run right through Lubbock. As long as you stay on one of these roads, you will never get lost. The airport has many different car rental agencies, including Alamo and Budget. If you are one of the many travelers who dislike driving, you can use the bus transit system, also known as Citibus. You can buy daily passes that let you use the bus as often as you like. The buses run until 8 p.m. at night, and the system has some nighttime routes available too.
Hot Summers and Cool Winters
Lubbock has relatively mild weather throughout the year, unlike other parts of the state where the summers are sweltering. The temperatures often drop below freezing during the winters and have highs in the low to high 50s. At the height of summer, the temperatures can climb well into the 90s, so make sure that you protect your skin from the excessive sunlight exposure.
Fun and Entertaining Attractions
Lubbock has a history tied to the ranching industry, and the city is home to the National Ranching Heritage Center. When you want to unwind after a long day, visit the Depot District, which has a variety of different bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. With flights to Lubbock leaving daily, you can easily find one that leaves when you're ready through Orbitz.com.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Covenant Lakeside Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Texas Tech University and Museum of Texas Tech University. ...
La Quinta Inn Lubbock - Downtown Civic Center601 Avenue Q, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Buddy Holly Center, and Mackenzie Park. National ...
Overton Hotel and Conference Center2322 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jones AT&T Stadium and National Ranching Heritage Center. Museum of Texas Tech University and ...
Red Roof Inn & Conference Center Lubbock6624 Interstate 27, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from OMNI Theater and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Science Spectrum. Clapp Park and Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas ...
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Lubbock5806 Interstate 27, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Clapp Park, OMNI Theater, and Science Spectrum. Buddy Holly Center is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.
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