Chicago O’Hare International Airport,
is 27kms northwest of the Chicago Loop. It was previously the busiest airport in the world but now has been surpassed by Atlanta, saying that, it is still an incredibly busy airport with over 65 million passengers a year going through there. It services almost 200 destinations in the United States and around the world and works with 50 passenger carriers to get people to these destinations. It sees huge numbers of both business and tourist passengers each year. Based on the numbers of passengers and flights, it is a good idea to have your onward travel organised in advance to ensure a more pleasant journey.
More About Chicago O’Hare Airport
Airport Car Rental
Car rental is a great way to explore Chicago city, Lake Michigan for a family vacation or road trip to Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin or Kansas! You have a great choice of car rental provider, including; Ace, Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Car Booker compares the prices of all these providers to get you the very best deal on your car rental from Chicago airport. To pick up your rental car; go the shuttle service area which is located just outside the terminal, at the lower level outside baggage claim. They will bring you to your rental car. You are now ready to explore Chicago, Illinois or where ever your journey takes you.
Getting there & Away
There are a number of public transport options available from Chicago airport. The easiest way to is to get the CTA BLUE LINE in Terminal 2, lower level to Downtown Chicago. There are machines here where you can buy your ticket using cash or card. For Airport Shuttles / Buses, use the following; Shuttles run between Midway and O’Hare and take about an hour; neighborhood buses are run by Go Airport Express, and for regional buses see www.flychicago.com. Alternatively, take a taxi from outside baggage claim at each terminal. Fares vary based on traffic, but an average fare from O’Hare International Airport to downtown Chicago is $30-$35.
The tourists come to see all the Chicago ‘must sees’ such as Sears Tower, Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field stadium not to mention the great restaurants, cool bars and great shopping. We recommend you do not miss the view from the John Hancock Observatory, on the 94th floor you can experience Chicago’s only open-air Skywalk, 1km above the Magnificent Mile! There are also some really cool road trips that you could do from Chicago including a trip to Indiana Dunes National Beach, Starved Rock State Park in Illinois, Harbor Country in Michigan and the fabulous Lake Geneva in Wisconsin, and Galena and Jo Daviess County in Illinois. You won’t be short of adventure in your rental car.