Midland travel guide

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You're Going to Love Midland

With a population of 111,147, Midland is a must-see destination in Texas, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Midland deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Midland

If you’re looking for affordable options, Opal's Table (223 W Wall St Ste. 150) and Venezia Restaurant (2101 W Wadley Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Midland

Midland in December
Estimated hotel price
$90
1 night at 3-star hotel
Midland in December
Estimated hotel price
$90
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Midland in July, when the average temperature is 82.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 95 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 30.2 °F, with an average temperature of 44.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 2.2″. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Midland, with an average rainfall of 0.6″.

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How to Get to Midland

Plane

When flying to Midland, you’ll arrive at Midland Intl (MAF), which is located 8 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Midland include Air Canada, Copa Airlines and Emirates. The shortest domestic flight to Midland departs from Austin and takes around 1h 15m.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Midland using Greyhound or FlixBus. Midland’s bus station is located 2 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Midland, you’ll arrive at Midland Intl (MAF), which is located 8 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Midland include Air Canada, Copa Airlines and Emirates. The shortest domestic flight to Midland departs from Austin and takes around 1h 15m.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Midland using Greyhound or FlixBus. Midland’s bus station is located 2 miles from the city center.

Airports near Midland

Airlines serving Midland

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,945 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (743 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (132 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (557 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,634 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
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Where to stay in Midland

Average rates range from around $116 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $180 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Spark by Hilton Midland South and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Midland Odessa.

Where to stay in popular areas of Midland

Most booked hotels in Midland

DoubleTree by Hilton Midland Plaza
4 stars
Good (7.5, 206 reviews)
$115+
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Midland
2 stars
Good (7.2, 476 reviews)
$62+
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Midland
2 stars
Okay (5.6, 574 reviews)
$52+
Grand Texan Hotel & Convention Center
3 stars
Okay (4.8, 519 reviews)
$50+
Days Inn by Wyndham Midland
2 stars
Okay (4.7, 189 reviews)
$53+

Renting a car in Midland

Renting a car in Midland costs $69 per day, on average, or $137 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Budget, Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Midland is the Hertz branch at 9506 La Force Blvd, which is 9 miles from the city center.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Midland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Midland is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Chevrolet Spark or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Midland costs $69 per day, on average, or $137 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Budget, Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Midland is the Hertz branch at 9506 La Force Blvd, which is 9 miles from the city center.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Midland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Midland is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Chevrolet Spark or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.