Lubbock travel guide

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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.

Where to Eat in Lubbock

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Funky Door (6801 Milwaukee Ave) and Triple J Chophouse and Brew Co (1807 Buddy Holly Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Lubbock

Lubbock in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 123
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lubbock in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 123
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lubbock in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 34 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -4 °C, with an average temperature of 4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 71 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Lubbock, with an average rainfall of 14 mm.

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How to Get to Lubbock


When flying to Lubbock, you’ll arrive at Lubbock (LBB), which is located 10 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Lubbock from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 10h 59m.


Lubbock’s bus station is located 1.3 km from the downtown.

Airports near Lubbock

Airlines serving Lubbock

Good (2,889 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,034 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,556 reviews)
Good (1,149 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
Excellent (1,427 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,508 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,376 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (75 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (619 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (270 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,956 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (173 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

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 98+
Embassy Suites Lubbock
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 171+
Red Roof Inn & Conference Center Lubbock
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 72+
Motel 6 Lubbock
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 54+
Baymont by Wyndham Lubbock - Downtown Civic Center
Okay (4.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 68+

Renting a car in Lubbock

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget and Hertz 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 8 km from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.37 per litre in Lubbock (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.43 and C$ 21.91. The most frequently booked car type in Lubbock is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Kia Sorento or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.