Houston's Intercontinental Airport, also known as the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is located at 2800 North Terminal Road, just twenty-one miles north of downtown Houston. The William P. Hobby Airport, Houston's oldest commercial airport, is located at 7800 Airport Boulevard, just twelve miles south-east of downtown Houston. Seventeen domestic and international carriers service the Intercontinental Airport, while the Hobby airport is serviced by AirTrain, American, Delta, jetBlue, and Southwest. No matter which airport you depart from, be sure to visit ebookers, where you can make all of your travel arrangements quickly and easily.
Parking at Houston Airports
The Intercontinental Airport offers terminal parking at all of the terminals for a maximum rate of $17 per day. Valet parking is available for $25 per day and SurePark charges $20 per day, but it is a members-only lot. The most economical parking is Ecopark, which charges $6.47 per day plus tax. At Hobby airport, terminal parking is also $17 per day, and valet parking is $25, and the Ecopark option has two lots that charge $9.24 and $5.54 per day plus tax. Several companies offer off-site parking with free shuttle service to the airports, including The Parking Spot at 8707 Airport Boulevard and The Parking Spot 2 at 7601 Airport Boulevard.
Ground Transportation in Houston
SuperShuttle (713-523-8888) offers share-a-ride service to both Houston airports from downtown Houston for roughly $19 to the Hobby airport and $23 to the Intercontinental. Taxis are a popular means of airport transportation, and there are a variety of companies that provide taxi service in the Houston area. Expect to pay roughly $70 to $75 to get to either airport from downtown. Don't forget to take care of your transportation needs in your final destination. When you use ebookers to make your travel arrangements, you can compare prices on rental cars before you make a reservation.
Restaurants at Houston Airports
Both airports offer a variety of eateries where you can grab a snack or quick bite before boarding. At Intercontinental, you can choose from Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Camden Food Co., Einstein Bros. Bagels, or Starbucks. The Hobby airport is home to Dunkin Donuts, Euro Café, Peet's Coffee & Tea, and the Grab & Go kiosk in the central lobby. If you prefer to eat before you get to the airport, you'll find plenty of cafes and coffee shops near both Houston airports.
Airports in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. is the thriving metropolitan capital of the United States. Every year, millions of people travel to the city for business, politics, and holiday. Arranging your trip to the capital city is easier when you go through ebookers for your flight. The District of Columbia is served by three airports. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, is the closest to the city centre Washington at four miles from the city centre. It serves Alaska, American, Continental, and many other carriers. Dulles International (IAD) is twenty-six miles away in Sterling, Virginia, and serves dozens of domestic and international carriers, including TACA, Lufthansa, and Virgin. Travel to Washington D.C. from Dulles may take up to an hour during times of heavy traffic. The third major airport in the area is Baltimore-Washington (BWI), located on Terminal Rd. in Baltimore. Ticket prices are often lower at BWI, although a ride into Washington with BWI Airport Taxi will cost $63.
Transportation from the Airport
All three of Washington D.C.'s airports handle heavy commercial traffic and millions of passengers every year. As a result, each of the three airports is connected to the capital by multiple bus and shuttle services, such as the Washington Flyer, which departs Dulles every thirty minutes for downtown DC and costs just $10. The service also stops at DCA and doesn't require reservations. Renting your car through ebookers is easy at these airports, as all three are served by many rental companies, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Thrifty, and Hertz.
Washington D.C.'s Climate
Temperatures in Washington D.C. range from summer highs of 30°C to a brisk -5°C during the winter months. Rain occurs throughout the year but peaks in July and August when many residents have left the city on their own holidays. Visitors are advised to check the local forecast before arriving.
Washington D.C.'s Main Attractions
Washington D.C. is a city of monuments, museums, and marvels. The District of Columbia is where you'll find the Smithsonian Institution. For no charge, you can visit its network of fifteen separate museums, zoos, and research facilities. No fewer than 7,000 new items are added every day to the Library of Congress, which is open to the public during normal business hours. Use ebookers to schedule your return trip, as the Library's 532 miles of shelf space and 115 million-item inventory might take more than one visit to browse fully.
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- 11 direct flights are operating from Houston to Washington today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 54m.
- United Airlines flight 6330 (7:25 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Washington.
- United Airlines flight 1106 (5:40 PM GMT, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Washington.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Washington (United Airlines flight 44, Boeing 767-400 Passenger) takes 2h 49m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Washington (United Airlines flight 6332, Embraer 175) takes 2h 57m.
- Flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), Ellington Field Airport (EFD) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) are available for this route.
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