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More About Flying To Tampa from Houston

Route Information for Flights from Houston to Tampa

Origin Airport IATA Code HOU
Destination Airport IATA Code TPA
Distance 785 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines, Copa Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 5:04PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:57AM UTC

Flying from Houston to Tampa

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Tampa Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.

Ground Transportation in Tampa

There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your travel package.

Tampa Weather Information

Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.

What to Do in Tampa

To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.

Flights from Houston to Tampa - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Houston to Tampa now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about quarantine and travel restrictions when taking a plane flight from Houston to Tampa.

Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Tampa?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer direct flights from IAH to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.). Track down an amazing fare and reserve your favorite seat with United Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Houston to Tampa?

Getting from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Sarasota, FL Airport (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) takes at least 3 hours and 22 minutes. Indulge in a wine and watch a flick or two — this is your chance to take some time out.

What airlines fly from Houston to Tampa most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) offers 91 flights each month between Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA). Your next grand adventure is only a few clicks away. Also explore the fares available with Spirit Airlines (NK). Offering 30 flights each month between Houston and Tampa, they'll ensure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Tampa?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Tampa have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Tampa with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tampa without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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