Flights from Tampa
Flying From Tampa
The commercial airport offering flights from Tampa is the Tampa International Airport. It primarily serves Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and North American Airlines. The airport lies six miles west of downtown Tampa. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Tampa International.
Parking at the Airport
Tampa International Airport offers several parking options for your vehicle while you are away. Short-term parking is in a garage located above the terminal at the northern end of the airport. It costs no more than $20 for a 24-hour period. Long-term parking is the cheaper option; it costs $15 for 24 hours. The long-term parking area is adjacent to Airside A. Orbitz.com's flight planner option helps you choose parking options.
Transportation Options for Travelers
Getting to Tampa International Airport is easy by bus or taxi. HART makes regular stops at the east end of the red baggage claim near belt #15. Greyhound, meanwhile, has a terminal on Polk Street in downtown Tampa that has buses that travel to the airport. If you take a taxi, expect to pay at least $15. Orbitz.com may offer special deals for bus tickets, depending on your location.
Eating at the Airport
The landside building at the airport offers a variety of cuisines to refresh you before your flight from Tampa. If you want coffee and breakfast, you can have a latte at the Starbucks, which is open 24 hours per day. Terminal restaurants, including Burger King, are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Flights to Lynchburg
Airports in Lynchburg
Located in the heart of the Virginia Piedmont area, Lynchburg has evolved from a bustling tobacco port on the James River to a center for education and culture. The city is home to five universities and a thriving downtown shopping district, drawing visitors from across the region. Lynchburg Regional Airport is a small facility, with just 12 arriving and departing flights each day. US Airways Express, a regional carrier, handles all flights in and out of Lynchburg. The airport lies about 15 minutes outside of downtown at the intersection of US 29 South and US 460.
Transportation From Lynchburg Regional Airport
Rental cars are a popular way to get to and from Lynchburg Regional Airport and your hotel. Orbitz.com can help you select the best rental car rate from among several rental car companies that have kiosks in the airport. Several major taxicab companies also do business in Lynchburg. The travel time from the airport to anywhere in Lynchburg will not be more than 20 minutes.
Weather in Lynchburg
Lynchburg has a warm and humid climate for much of the year. Winters are cool but not cold, with average highs in the 40s during the coldest months. Summers are hot, with highs topping out near 90 in July and August. Nights tend to be slightly cooler because of the elevation. Rain is common during the spring and summer.
Things to Do in Lynchburg
At Liberty University's Snowflex Center, you can go skiing all year-round. The center features a main slope, bunny slope and ski lodge. For something more cultured, you might visit the Legacy Museum of African-American History downtown. The museum is one of several art galleries and other cultural or historical attractions within the city limits.
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 48 hours. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.