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If you plan to arrive by plane, fly into the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport. The airport, which is served by American Eagle, Continental Express, and Southwest, sees approximately 70 arrivals and departures every day. Downtown Lubbock is approximately 10 minutes from the airport. If you want to rent a car, which is advisable, you can do so right at the airport. Six car rental agencies have counters there, including Hertz, Avis, and Enterprise. Hop on Interstate 27 and Loop 289 to get to most places of interest. If you prefer to catch a ride, there are several car services and taxi companies available as well.
If you plan to drive in yourself, there are three major highways that intersect in Lubbock . I-27 comes in from the north and turns into US 87 south of Lubbock. US 84 comes in from the northwest, and US 62/82 enters Lubbock from the southwest. Visitors can also arrive via Greyhound bus, using the terminal on 13th Street .