Cheap Flights from Austin-Bergstrom to Houston
Flight information Austin-Bergstrom to Houston
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Average flight time, total distance 143 miles
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Houston George Bush Intercntl. and Houston Hobby
Laid back little Austin is full of charm and personality, but sometimes you need a taste of the big city. Houston is the equal of any metropolis in America, with all the soaring skyscrapers, high-end shopping and world-class arts organizations you could ever want -- and it’s only an hour’s flight away from Austin.
In terms of volume, United Airlines dominates the Austin to Houston route, with 70 weekly direct flights between Austin-Bergstrom Airport (AUS) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport(IHA) in Houston. Southwest also offers 28 direct flights a week between AUS and Houston’s smaller Hobby Airport (HOU).
Making your way to Austin-Bergstrom
Austin’s airport is just five miles outside of the city, making it relatively quick and easy to access. Austin-Bergstrom offers a wide range of parking options, from economy lots at $7/day all the way up to luxury valet services. If you’re looking for an easy public transportation option, the MetroAirport bus service runs every half hour between downtown Austin and AUS. There’s plenty of space for luggage on the bus, and the trip itself takes 20 to 30 minutes. Fare is $1.75.
True to form, Austin’s airport is a cool place to hang out, with live music stages which host an ongoing series of concerts called “Music in The Air” every Monday through Friday. The airport also offers 90 minutes of free WiFi, and there’s a wide variety of restaurants and bars to choose from, many featuring local specialties.
Arriving in Houston
The largest city in Texas is notorious for its sprawl, but within those giant city limits lie a nearly endless variety of experiences. If you want to make the most of your visit, come prepared with a plan. The city’s historical and contemporary oil wealth has fostered a very strong artistic and cultural atmosphere, with a fully professional theatre scene, symphony, ballet company, opera, and many museums. A trip to the Space Center is a must for any NASA nut, and nature lovers will want to visit the Houston Audubon Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, which is right inside the city.
If you love to eat, you’ve come to the right place. Houston’s restaurant scene is world-famous, and whether you’re looking for budget Tex-Mex or the very pinnacle of haute cuisine, this city has you covered. The beloved Brennan's of Houston is the place to go for authentic creole specialties. Don’t miss the Bananas Foster.
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