Plan Your Trip from Tampa to Louisville
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.
Louisville Airport Information
As you plan your trip to Kentucky, use Orbitz.com to find the best bargain flights to Louisville. Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, less than seven miles south of downtown Louisville. Several major air passenger carriers service the airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Bahamasair, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines.
Ground Transportation in Louisville
Public transportation in Louisville is limited, but you can access the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) buses right at the airport. The city regulates cab fares, so you can expect a flat rate of $19.55 for a quick trip from the airport to downtown Louisville. There are always private car and limousine services available, but a better option might be to bundle a rental car in with your flight when you purchase your air tickets using Orbitz.com.
Louisville Weather Information
Summers in Louisville are warm, with temperatures ranging from 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it doesn't generally snow in Louisville, winters can be cold, usually in the high 20s to low 40s. The area gets 3 to 4 inches of rain each month all year long, so be sure to pack a light rain slicker for your trip.
What to Do in Louisville
Even if you're not in Louisville at Kentucky Derby time, there is plenty to see and do. History buffs might enjoy a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum or the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, while outdoor adventurers might prefer a day at Cherokee Park. Make sure to take a stroll down historic Frankfort Avenue and try some of the city's traditional foods, including red velvet cake and hot browns. Enjoy your trip, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for flights to Louisville.
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