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Houston to Baltimore Flights
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.
Baltimore's International Airport
If you're heading to Baltimore, Maryland, visit ebookers to find some great deals. Flights to Baltimore arrive at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport/Thurgood Marshall Airport, which is ten miles south of downtown Baltimore. American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, British Airways, and US Airways are among the major airlines that fly into BWI Marshall. If you're interested in learning more about Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights activist the airport is named for, visit the Thurgood Marshall Tribute exhibit, located close to the Observation Gallery.
Transportation from the Airport
You have a number of options for getting to the city centre Baltimore from the airport. You'll find a taxi stand outside the baggage claim area of the terminal. Airport taxis (410-859-1100) are not allowed to charge flat rates, so you'll pay a metered fee. If you want to take a train, two train companies provide free shuttle buses from the airport to the train station. You'll find the shuttle stops on the lower level terminal roadway. Amtrak (800-872-7245) runs trains every day, while the MARC Train (800-325-RAIL) only runs on weekdays. There are also two public transportation options. The light rail costs $1.60 per trip and has a station just outside the terminal's lower level, next to Concourse E. Public transit bus No. 17 also stops at the airport and can take you downtown or connect you with other transportation options. Bus No. 99 operates only on weekdays. You can also use ebookers to rent a car from one of the many car rental companies that operate out of BWI Marshall.
The Weather in Baltimore
Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay give Baltimore a moderate climate. Summers are hot and humid, and in July and August, temperatures can reach 29°C. In late summer and early fall, there may be thunderstorms and even hurricanes. The usually beautiful fall weather includes mild days and cool nights, so you should pack short-sleeved shirts and warmer clothes. In January, the coldest month of winter, temperatures drop as low as 4°C during the day and -2°C at night, with occasional snow. The spring season is warm and relatively dry, with temperatures in the mid-60s during the day.
What to See and Do in Baltimore
Baltimore's Inner Harbor has several fun attractions to visit, from the Baltimore World Trade Centre, which gives you amazing views of the city, to the National Aquarium, where you can enjoy a variety of ocean life. Art buffs of all ages will enjoy the Walters Art Museum in the Mt. Vernon area, with its ancient and modern exhibits. Baseball fans can head for Oriole Park at Camden Yards, a new but atmospheric ballpark. If your aim is to explore Baltimore, you'll find many other great places to visit.
Airports in Houston TX, US
George Bush Airport (IAH)
Distance from City Center: 28.6 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from IAH to BWI
Terminal Carriers Terminal C United Airlines
Hobby Airport (HOU)
Distance from City Center: 21.1 kilometers
Airports in Baltimore MD, US
Reagan Airport (DCA)
Distance from City Center: 60.6 kilometers
Dulles Airport (IAD)
Distance from City Center: 81.3 kilometers
Baltimore Airport (BWI)
Distance from City Center: 13.3 kilometers
Carriers for flights from HOU to BWI
Aircraft options between Houston and Baltimore
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|Boeing 737-700 Passenger||United Airlines|
|Boeing 757-200 Passenger||United Airlines|
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|Airbus Industrie A319||United Airlines|
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- 3 direct flights are operating from Houston to Baltimore today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 3h 12m.
- United Airlines flight 1717 (02:37 GMT, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) is today’s earliest available flight from Houston to Baltimore.
- United Airlines flight 236 (14:19 GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today’s latest available flight from Houston to Baltimore.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from Houston to Baltimore (United Airlines flight 1717, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) takes 3h 8m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from Houston to Baltimore (United Airlines flight 236, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 3h 18m.
Daily flight schedule for Sun, May 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|United Airlines||UA690||IAH||07:35||BWI||11:49||319||3hr 14min|
|United Airlines||UA1197||IAH||13:04||BWI||17:14||739||3hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA236||IAH||19:25||BWI||23:41||320||3hr 16min|