Flights from Buffalo
Buffalo Niagara International Airport
With more than 100 flights taking off from its runways every day, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport is the most popular airport for people living in the area. Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Buffalo that leave any day and reach any destination of your choosing. The airport is less than 10 miles from the Buffalo city limits and around a 30-minute drive from downtown. Delta, jetBlue, United, and American Airlines are just a few of the carriers offering international and domestic flights from this airport.
Getting to the Airport
In addition to driving, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport offers several other transportation options. Taxis and limousines let you skip the long-term parking and get to the airport quickly. Renting a limo might cost more than $100, while a taxi ride can cost $20 or less. Several shuttles depart from local hotels, such as the Holiday Inn and the Hyatt Regency. Even if you do not stay at the hotel, some hotels will let you ride the shuttle for a small fee.
Parking Your Vehicle
The Buffalo Niagara International Airport has several long-term parking areas. The cost ranges from $10 to $13 per day, depending on the lot. The preferred long-term parking area charges $78 for one week, while the other lots charge $50-55 for a week of parking.
Restaurants at the Airport
If you have some free time available, you can have a drink or get a snack from one of the on-site restaurants before getting in the air. The Coffee Beanery, Lake Erie Grille, Jake's Bistro & News, and Blue Zone are a few of the more popular options. Orbitz.com can make planning your trip easier by helping you find great and inexpensive flights from Buffalo.
Flights to Victoria
Victoria International Airport
For cheap flights to Victoria, British Columbia and other locations throughout Canada, use Orbitz.com. When flying into Victoria, you will land at Victoria International Airport, which is located at 1640 Electra Boulevard in Sidney, British Columbia. The airport is about 12 miles northwest of the city of Victoria, which lies on the southern coast of Vancouver Island. Victoria International Airport handles flights from cities across Canada and the U.S. and serves Air Canada, Alaskan Airlines, Horizon Air, Orca Airways, Island Express Air, WestJet, United Airlines, and Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Getting to Victoria From the Airport
Taxi rides from the airport to downtown Victoria cost about $56 to $61 for up to five people and takes about 30 minutes. Another option is the Akal Airport Transporter. This shuttle service costs between $13 and $21, depending on the number of passengers. BC Transit also offers local bus service from the airport to 20 locations on southern Vancouver Island, including locations in downtown Victoria. Another option is to book a car ahead of time through Orbitz.com with Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, or National Car Rental, which all have facilities at the airport.
Weather in Victoria
Victoria has the mildest weather in Canada, with rainy winters and dry, temperate summers. Temperatures range from just above freezing in winter to around 20 to 25 degrees Celsius in summer. Fall is the rainy season; visitors should be sure to pack a raincoat or umbrella.
Local Attractions in Victoria
Victoria Harbor is the scenic focus of town, and there are plenty of historic sites within walking distance of the bay. The Empress Hotel and the Parliament Buildings are popular with visitors. Many travelers also enjoy taking a whale watching cruise off the coast of Victoria, visiting Craigdarroch Castle, or enjoying the floral displays at Butchart Gardens. No matter what you plan to do during your Vancouver Island vacation, Orbitz.com has the best deals on cheap flights to Victoria and air tickets to other locations throughout the world.
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