Hartford provides travelers with an unforgettable opportunity to view many of the historic landmarks of early America. Flying on cheap flights from Hartford with Orbitz.com lets you depart from the Bradley International Airport, located approximately 15 miles from the city center. The airport, at 11 Schoephoester Road in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, offers flights to destinations throughout North and Central America. Airlines available include Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines.
Short-term parking is available near the main terminal check-in locations. Parking fees for short-term garages begin at $3 for the first half hour and increase to $6.75 for one and a half hours. Each additional hour costs $1.50. Long-term parking garages are located farther from the main terminals and cost up to $8 per day.
Transportation options for trips to the airport include taxis, limo services, private rental cars, or local buses operated by CTTransit. Bus service begins at $3.75 and takes approximately 45 minutes for express service from the city's center. Taxi fees vary by destination and company rates, but typically cost approximately $45 for the 25-minute trip to the city's downtown area. Rental car rates start at $19.95 per day, not including taxes and fees. Car travel between the airport and downtown also takes approximately 25 minutes. Let Orbitz.com help you book a rental car or find accommodations that suit your departure needs.
Dining options at the airport include standard newspaper kiosks and fast food fare alongside restaurants specializing in sit-down meals drawn from a variety of backgrounds. Boston Pizza serves up gourmet pizza dishes and pastas, and Lock's Landing provides quality local seafood products for hungry travelers. Edy's Ice Cream and LavAzza Coffee and Pastry provide quick food on the go when you're waiting for cheap flights from Hartford.
The South Bend Regional Airport, which is the second busiest airport in the state of Indiana, is located about three miles from the city's downtown area. Delta Connection, Allegiant Air and United Express offer cheap flights to South Bend, and reservations on available flights can be made online using Orbitz.com.
City bus service is available from the airport terminal 24 hours a day and leaves for South Bend at 24 and 54 minutes after the hour. The fare is $1.00, and free transfers are available to allow you to continue to your destination anywhere within the city. Taxi service is provided as well, and the taxis are conveniently located outside the terminal entrance. For the 10-minute trip into the city's downtown area, the cab fare is about $15.
The weather in South Bend varies by the season. In the summer, the temperatures average in the high 70s to low 80s. In the winter, the temperatures drop into the teens. The area experiences high levels of precipitation, with 37 inches of rain and 67 inches of snow on average each year. Winter clothing should be extremely heavy, covering as much exposed skin as possible, while light clothing in the summer can help combat the high humidity.
There are plenty of things to do in South Bend. Art lovers can visit the South Bend Museum of Art, which features works by regional artists, while those who appreciate classical music can enjoy a performance by the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Anyone interested in sports can watch games played by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the University of Notre Dame, which is located just north of the city. All that's needed is an air ticket, easily purchased by searching for cheap flights to South Bend on Orbitz.com.
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