Chicago O’Hare Airport

General information

Chicago O’Hare Airport is the sixth airport in the world based on the number of passengers. In 2018, the airport handled more than 83 million passengers. The airport consists of four terminals and eight runways.


Where is Chicago O’Hare Airport situated?

Chicago O’Hare Airport is located northwest of the city of Chicago, in the state of Illinois.

How many terminals does Chicago O’Hare Airport have?

Chicago O’Hare has four terminals. T1 (Concourse B, C), T2 (Concourse E, F) and T3 (Concourse G, H, K, L) are mainly used for domestic flights, T5 (Concourse M) is used for all inbound international flights.

Does Chicago O’Hare Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?

Yes, the airport has an Automated People Mover, which is called the Airport Transit System (ATS). However, the system is closed for modernization and is scheduled to open Fall 2019. Once the ATS is opened, the system will connect all terminals (1, 2, 3 and 5) with the parking areas E, F, G and H, the Multi-Modal Facility (MMF) and Metra O’Hare Transfer station.

Airport Map



The distance from Chicago O’Hare Airport to the centre of Chicago is 27 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Chicago.

From ORD Airport to Chicago City centre by Car
27 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Chicago O’Hare Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Chicago O’Hare Airport you can travel by bus and metro. Visit the Chicago O’Hare Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Chicago O’Hare Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Chicago O’Hare Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Chicago is about $ 55.-. Book your taxi at Chicago O’Hare Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ORD Airport to Chicago City centre by Taxi
27 km
30 min
$ 55.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Chicago O’Hare Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Chicago O’Hare Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Chicago O’Hare Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Chicago O’Hare Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Chicago O’Hare Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Chicago O’Hare Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Chicago O’Hare Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Spirit Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Chicago O’Hare Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport, Rosemont

Located on O’Hare International Airport grounds, this hotel offers an indoor walkway to domestic terminals and the Blue-line train station, offering easy access to downtown Chicago. The hotel features 3 restaurants and free WiFi access in the lobby.


Best Western at O'Hare, Rosemont

Located 5 minutes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, this hotel is 100% smoke-free and offers free airport shuttle services and complimentary daily breakfast. Free WiFi is available.


Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont

Located one mile from Allstate Arena and 5 minutes from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, this all-suite hotel offers free shuttle service to/from the airport and free WiFi in the lobby.

Hotels in Chicago

Looking for the best hotels in Chicago? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

Situated in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood, this luxury hotel is located in the modern Aqua building. Free WiFi access is offered in every room, and Millennium Park can be reached in 5 minutes’ walk.


Staypineapple, The Loop, Chicago

Historic Chicago architecture, designed by world renowned architect Daniel Burnham, with mosaic floors and marble ceilings inspire luxury at this hotel in Chicago’s Loop. Shopping on famed Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park are a short walk away.


HI Chicago Hostel, Chicago

Experience the excitement of Chicago from the centre of all the action at this beautiful historic hostel, offering comfortable and contemporary accommodation with complimentary continental breakfast in the heart of the city centre.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Chicago O’Hare Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Chicago Explorer Pass: Over 25 Tours and Attractions

The Chicago Explorer Pass® is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Save up to 40% off retail prices on admission to the number of attractions purchased. Choose from over 25 attractions including Skydeck Chicago and more. Valid for 30 days.


Chicago: Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago takes you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer. The tour travels through Grant Park and Millennium Park, to the city’s top skyscrapers, and to other top attractions.

Tour & transport

Chicago Food Tasting: 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Sample Chicago’s favorite foods: pizza, hot dogs, Italian beef, and pastries. Discover Chicago's iconic Millennium Walk, Riverwalk, and Wrigley Building and experience the city’s world-renowned architectural and design flair.


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