Flights from Columbia
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Locating cheap flights from Columbia may seem like a challenge, but Orbitz.com helps travelers search a variety of domestic and international flights from the city at one time to locate discount airfares. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is located seven and a half miles from downtown Columbia at 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, South Carolina, and it is serviced by four major airlines:, American Eagle, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.
Parking at the Airport
The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a multilevel garage, with a maximum daily fee of $12, and a surface lot, with a maximum daily fee of $8. Shorter-term parking fees are assessed in 20-minute increments. Travelers also have the option of paying a weekly rate of $66 for parking. Shuttle services provide transportation to and from the parking areas.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com helps travelers book car rentals to travel to the airport. To avoid parking fees, travelers can drop the cars off at designated locations before boarding their flights. Nearby hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limo and sedan rentals are available by the hour as well. Taxi services provide metered transportation, and the city bus is available at a flat rate.
Restaurants at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Travelers who arrive at the airport early may decide to grab a bite to eat before boarding the plane. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a variety of restaurant options for breakfast, including Gleaton's Restaurant, which offers a selection of breakfast items and coffee, and Creative Croissants, which serves gourmet coffee, croissants and pastries. To see all the airport has to offer, begin by booking cheap flights from Columbia through Orbitz.com.
Flights to Detroit
Traveling to Detroit
Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.
Airports in the Area
Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.
Transportation in Detroit
Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.
Detroit Climate Expectations
Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.
Things to Do in Detroit
The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport2501 Worldgateway Pl, Romulus 4.0 out of 5.0
This quiet, ultramodern Westin Hotel is located on-site at Detroit Metropolitan Airport with a private entrance into the World Gateway Terminal, as well as complimentary ...
Best Western Plus Waterfront Hotel277 Riverside Drive West, Windsor 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Windsor, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Detroit Windsor Tunnel, Ambassador Bridge, and University of Windsor. GM Renaissance Center ...
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Detroit, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Campus Martius Park and Joe Louis Arena. Fox Theatre and GM Renaissance Center are also ...
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby525 West Lafayette Blvd, Detroit 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Detroit, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cobo Center and Joe Louis Arena. Fox Theatre and GM Renaissance Center are also within ...
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