Grand Prairie travel guide

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You're Going to Love Grand Prairie

With a population of 175,396, Grand Prairie is a must-see destination in Texas, United States.

Where to Eat in Grand Prairie

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Finch - Grand Prairie (2955 S. Highway 161) and George’s Italian Kitchen (5224 S State Highway 360 Ste 240) are great picks.

When to visit Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Grand Prairie in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Grand Prairie in July, when the average temperature is 30 °C, and the highest can go up to 35 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 127 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Grand Prairie, with an average rainfall of 51 mm.

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How to Get to Grand Prairie


When flying to Grand Prairie, you’ll arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (DFW), which is located 17 km from the city centre.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Grand Prairie. The train journey from Grand Prairie to Texarkana takes 5h 32m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Austin, expect to pay about $25 for a 5h 49m trip.


Another option to get to Grand Prairie is to pick up a car hire from Dallas, which is about 18 km from Grand Prairie. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Dallas.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Grand Prairie, including Greyhound, RedCoach and FlixBus. From Austin, the bus ride to Grand Prairie takes 298 km and will cost you around $88. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $58 for a journey of 346 km. Grand Prairie’s bus station is located 0.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Grand Prairie


Airlines serving Grand Prairie

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British Airways
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Brussels Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Grand Prairie

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie I-20, An IHG Hotel and Tru by Hilton Grand Prairie.

Where to stay in popular areas of Grand Prairie

Most booked hotels in Grand Prairie

Omni Las Colinas Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
The Las Colinas Resort, Dallas
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Marriott Dallas Las Colinas
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
OYO Hotel Irving Dfw Airport South
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
Days Inn Irving Grapevine DFW Airport North
Okay (4.4, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Grand Prairie

Expect to pay $1.83 per litre in Grand Prairie (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.94 and $29.25. The most frequently booked car type in Grand Prairie is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Class Economy Car or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.