Flights from Brownsville
Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
If you're planning to depart by air, Orbitz.com is a great resource for cheap flights from Brownsville. The main airport serving the city and surrounding areas is the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport. The airport is owned by the city and located about four miles east of downtown. Three commercial airlines fly out of the city: AeroMexico, American Airlines and United Airlines. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets on any one of these airlines. The local forecast office for the National Weather Service is also located at the airport.
Parking at the Airport
Both short- and long-term parking lots are located near the main terminal. An overflow lot is north of the terminal on Amelia Earhart Drive. For drop-offs, temporary parking in front of the terminal allows for quick unloading before departure.
Transportation to the Airport
An airport-island shuttle service operates throughout the day, seven days a week. Shuttles leave South Padre Island about every hour. The fare to ride the shuttle is $1.50. The WAVE bus line also provides transportation from within Brownsville to the airport. Several taxicab companies operate in Brownsville and frequently take passengers to the front of the airport terminal.
Restaurants at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
The U-Mix Cafe is a quaint coffeehouse located inside the airport at Brownsville. There are snacks and baked goods available as well. You can pick up a souvenir at one of the airport gift shops. Booking flights from Brownsville through Orbitz.com is a smart move because you won't have any last-minute surprises.
Flights to Seattle
Seattle Airport Information
On your next trip to the Pacific Northwest, use Orbitz to find low-cost domestic and international flights to Seattle. The primary airport is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, more commonly known as Sea-Tac, located roughly 15 miles south of downtown Seattle. The Boeing Field-King County International Airport is less than 10 miles south of the city, but flights into this airport are generally more limited and a bit more expensive.
Ground Transportation in Seattle
You will have several public transportation options once you land in Seattle, including Link Light Rail and King County Metro Transit. There are also public taxis, share-a-ride shuttles and private car services ready to bring you to your final destination. Expect to pay a fare of between $35 and $45 from Sea-Tac into downtown Seattle, and roughly half of that from the Boeing Field airport. Use Orbitz.com to plan your trip, and you will be able to either rent a car or choose a hotel that has free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Seattle Weather Information
Seattle has a mild climate, with winter temperatures usually ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-40s and summer temperatures that rarely go above the mid-70s. November and December usually have a fair amount of rainfall, but the rest of the year is fairly dry. Because cool nights occur year round, plan a wardrobe that you can layer to accommodate the fluctuating temperatures.
What to Do in Seattle
Visitors to Seattle have no shortage of things to see and do. Some of the most famous landmarks include the Space Needle, the site of the original Starbucks in Pike Place Market and Bill Gates' house on Lake Washington. There are also plenty of parks, museums, theaters, shops and restaurants in and around the city. Enjoy your stay, and the next time you need discount flights to Seattle, be sure to use Orbitz.com.
DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport18740 International Boulevard, SeaTac 3.5 out of 5.0
Across from SeaTac Airport, this expansive, 7-wing hotel is 3 miles from Southcenter Mall, within 13 miles of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, Seattle Aquarium, ...
Red Roof Inn Seattle Airport - SEATAC16838 International Boulevard, SeaTac 2.0 out of 5.0
Red Roof Inn Seattle Airport - SEATAC is within a 15-minute drive of attractions like Westfield Southcenter mall and the world-renowned Museum of Flight. Guests ...
The Edgewater - A Noble House HotelPier 67, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle 4.0 out of 5.0
Extending over Elliott Bay from Pier 67, this 1962 landmark is adjacent to the Bell Harbor Conference Center and less than a mile from the Pike Place Market ...
La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Downtown2224 8th Ave, Seattle 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Seattle, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cinerama, Nordstrom, and Space Needle. Experience Music Project Museum and Washington State ...
Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport18118 International Blvd, SeaTac 3.5 out of 5.0
Located within 16 miles of downtown Seattle and Bellevue, this 7-story hotel across the street from the airport is a 10-minute walk or 2-minute shuttle ride ...