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Travelling to Texas, the Lone Star state known for its oil as well as ranching, cowboys and cattle, you can fly into Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Austin (AUS) or Houston Intercontinental (IAH), also called George Bush Intercontinental, direct from the UK.
These airports serve as gateways for transfer to other cities in the state including Amarillo (AMR), Brownsville (BRO), Corpus Christi (CRP), Harlingen (HRL), and Lubbock (LBB). Airports serving San Antonio (SAT), Wichita Falls (SPS) and Waco (ACT) are also popular final destinations.
Attractions in Texas include the Houston Space Center, the Lone Star Flight Museum and Big Bend State Park. You can also visit the historic quarter in the Dallas West End, the Alamo at San Antonio and South Fork, with its links to the Dallas TV series.
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With three airports having non-stop routes to the UK, plus many enjoying quick connections, Texas is an easy state to reach...
Dallas has daily flights from Heathrow with British Airways and American Airlines, Houston with British Airways and United and Austin with BA. Flights take around 11 hours non-stop.
There are also a range of connecting flights with US carriers from both London and several UK airports such as Manchester and Edinburgh via their hubs at New York, Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia. These flights take around 13 hours. You can also fly to Dallas and Houston via Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt with Air France, KLM and Lufthansa from many regional UK departure points.
Additional airports can be reached via the Texan hubs or via major arrival points in the US such as Atlanta and New York.
Whether you arrive on flights to Dallas, Houston or one of the other airports, you’ll find getting around is cheap and easy...
At Dallas Fort Worth, the Skylink high-speed train connects all five terminals and makes getting around the airport simple and quick. Trinity Railway Express offers regular trains into Dallas and Fort Worth and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) provides bus services direct into downtown Dallas. There is also a regular shuttle service to Fort Worth. You'll find a shuttle bus service to the airport's rental car location, too. Taxis offer a flat rate to the business district of either city.
Houston Intercontinental offers a SuperShuttle Shared Ride service to destinations around the city and the Galveston beach area. Most of the hotels around the airport also provide their own courtesy buses. Taxis offer a Flat Zone rate within Houston's city limits and there's a public bus service via Houston Metro. There's a central rental car facility with a regular shuttle bus service from the airport terminals.
Wherever you touch down in Texas, a range of onward transport options are available. Car hire in Texas is very popular with visitors from overseas. This state could have been made for road travel and getting around is fast, cheap and straightforward. Book car rental before you travel and arrange to pick up your vehicle at an airport location. TravelSupermarket will compare prices on car hire for you.
The second-largest state in the USA, there’s certainly no shortage of space or hotels in Texas...
From the wind-sculpted sands of its deserts to the footprint-dotted sands of its beaches, from the museums and theme parks of the cities to the natural attractions luring visitors away from the bright lights, Texas is a diverse and exciting holiday destination.
Looking for a rural experience on a ranch? You got it, cowboy. Need a central hotel with access to great steak restaurants and lively bars? That’s easy, too. Fancy spending a night in a log cabin, with nothing but the stars up above? We’ve got the lot here on TravelSupermarket and we’ll compare prices to take the hard work out of your search for the ideal hotel.
If you’re looking for a city hotel in Dallas, consider rooms in prime locations such as Downtown, the West End Historic District or Arlington (handy for seeing the Dallas Cowboys play), or pick one of the many airport hotels.
If you’ve booked cheap flights to Houston, look for hotels in the tourist areas of Downtown, Uptown (for The Galleria) or in Humble, which is convenient for the airport.
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