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Travelers visiting Austin should check the events calendar for festivals. The city is home to South by Southwest, Austin City Limits, Chaos in Tejas, the Austin Film Festival and several others. Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located 6 miles west of downtown Tampa, and there is a HART bus stop at the terminal. It takes about two hours to fly from Tampa to Austin.
After you land, head to the University of Texas to see the Harry Ransom Center, the Blanton Museum of Art and the Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History. The University fields teams in nearly all NCAA sports, so you can probably see the Longhorns compete while you're in town. The Texas State Capitol and LBJ Presidential Library are major draws as well. Outdoor attractions include Zilker Park and the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail. History buffs will enjoy the Texas State Cemetery and Bullock Texas State History Museum.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is just east of Interstate 35, near Highways 183, 130 and 71. The CMTA runs Airport Flyer buses from the terminal to downtown Austin and the University of Texas. South by Southwest is usually held in March while Austin City Limits and the Austin Film Festival are in October. Winters in Austin are generally mild with average lows around 40 degrees, and summer highs average around 96 degrees.
There are two airlines that operate nonstop flights from Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.) to Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). Book your seat now with Southwest Airlines or Frontier Airlines.
The journey from Tampa to Austin can be as quick as 2 hours and 25 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on a spontaneous getaway?
Check out Southwest Airlines (WN). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.) to Austin, TX Airport (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). It operates 23 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. Frontier Airlines (F9) will also get you to your destination in comfort. Offering 14 flights every month between Tampa (and vicinity) and Austin (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.
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 Austin 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Austin 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.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.