Flights from Portland
Portland International Airport
Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.
Parking and Transportation
The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Flights to Grand Rapids
Flying to Grand Rapids, MI
With the comparison search features at Orbitz.com, travelers can find the best prices on flights to Grand Rapids. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is serviced by AirTran, Delta, Allegiant, Frontier, Air Canada, American Eagle and United airlines, and is named for one of the city's most famous citizens, the 38th President. The airport is located at 5500 44th Street SE, just 25 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids.
Transportation From Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Using an online travel planner like Orbitz.com can also help you find budget car rentals. The following five companies have stations at the Grand Rapids' airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National/Alamo. Taxis are available at a cost of approximately $32 for a trip downtown. The public bus system costs $1.50 per ride with one transfer included, though many airlines and hotels offer free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Spending the Four Seasons in Grand Rapids
The weather in Grand Rapids changes significantly throughout the year. Reviews at Orbitz.com can help travelers decide which sites to see during the dates of their trips. From December to February and even in March, it isn't unusual for snow to fall or for temps to dip below freezing. June through September, the weather is generally more accommodating and stays between the low 70s and the 90s. Both spring and fall experience a wider range of temperatures?from the 30s to the 70s?and moderate amounts of precipitation.
Things to Do in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is a city rich in culture. The Van Andel Museum Center is one of the oldest history museums in the United States. Nearby, the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is filled with award-winning botanical exhibitions and works from an impressive line of artists, including Edgar Degas, Auguste Rodin. A large number of musical and live-stage performers also make their way through the city each year. Visitors can get the best prices on flights to Grand Rapids and local attractions by using the search features at Orbitz.com.
Baymont Grand Rapids Airport2873 Kraft Ave Se, Grand Rapids 2.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Patterson Ice Center and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Woodland Mall. Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture ...
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Grand Rapids, MI2701 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Woodland Mall, Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve, and Calvin College. Patterson Ice Center is ...
Baymont Inn & Suites Grand Rapids North2151 Holton Court NW, Walker 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Walker, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Meijer Corporate Headquarters and within 3 mi (5 km) of Jester's Court and DeltaPlex Arena and Conference ...
Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton187 Monroe Ave Nw, Grand Rapids 4.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Grand Rapids hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of DeVos Performance Hall and Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Gerald ...
JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids235 Louis Campau Promenade Nw, Grand Rapids 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Grand Rapids, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of DeVos Performance Hall and Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Gerald R. Ford Museum and Grand ...
Riverfront Hotel, Grand Rapids270 Ann Street NW, Grand Rapids 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated on a river, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from DeltaPlex Arena and Conference Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gerald R. Ford Museum and Public Museum ...
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Grand Rapids, this hotel is steps from Van Andel Museum Center, Gerald R. Ford Museum, and Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Art Museum ...
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids-South2150 Metro Lane SW, Wyoming 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Frog Hollow Playground and within 6 mi (10 km) of RiverTown Crossings Mall and Master Arts Theatre. ...
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