Lubbock travel guide

Lubbock Tourism | Lubbock Guide

You're Going to Love Lubbock

With a population of 229,573, Lubbock is a must-see destination in Texas, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Lubbock deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Lubbock

If you’re looking for affordable options, Las Brisas Southwest Steakhouse (4701 112th St.) and The Funky Door (6801 Milwaukee Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Lubbock

Lubbock in January
Estimated hotel price
$89
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lubbock in January
Estimated hotel price
$89
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lubbock in July, when the average temperature is 78.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 93.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 24.8 °F, with an average temperature of 39.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 2.8″. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Lubbock, with an average rainfall of 0.6″.

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How to Get to Lubbock

Plane

When flying to Lubbock, you’ll arrive at Lubbock (LBB), which is located 6 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Lubbock include Air Canada, Air New Zealand and United Airlines. The shortest domestic flight to Lubbock departs from Dallas and takes around 1h 08m.

Bus

Lubbock’s bus station is located 0.8 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Lubbock, you’ll arrive at Lubbock (LBB), which is located 6 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Lubbock include Air Canada, Air New Zealand and United Airlines. The shortest domestic flight to Lubbock departs from Dallas and takes around 1h 08m.

Bus

Lubbock’s bus station is located 0.8 miles from the city center.

Airports near Lubbock

Airlines serving Lubbock

Lufthansa
Good (4,691 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,963 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,891 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (775 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (133 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (549 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,790 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (311 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lubbock

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Quality Suites and Extended Stay America Suites - Lubbock - Southwest.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lubbock

Most booked hotels in Lubbock

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lubbock Medical Center
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 1152 reviews)
$68+
Embassy Suites Lubbock
3 stars
Excellent (8, 621 reviews)
$136+
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock
3 stars
Good (7.9, 1356 reviews)
$77+
Country Inn Suites by Radisson Lubbock Southwest
3 stars
Good (7.7, 905 reviews)
$72+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lubbock Southwest - Wolfforth
2 stars
Good (7.3, 451 reviews)
$82+
Motel 6 Lubbock
2 stars
Okay (5.1, 1434 reviews)
$43+

Renting a car in Lubbock

Renting a car in Lubbock costs $74 per day, on average, or $148 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz and Avis are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Lubbock is the Hertz branch at 3444 W Loop 289, which is 5 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 19% cheaper than airport locations in Lubbock.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Lubbock (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Lubbock is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Forte or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Lubbock costs $74 per day, on average, or $148 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz and Avis are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Lubbock is the Hertz branch at 3444 W Loop 289, which is 5 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 19% cheaper than airport locations in Lubbock.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Lubbock (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Lubbock is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Forte or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.