O’Hare International Airport

O’Hare International Airport commonly referred to as “O’Hare Airport”, is an international airport located on the Northwest side of Chicago. It is the 6th busiest airport in the world and the 3rd busiest in the United States.

O’Hare Airport Accessibility

Arriving Early

Typically security takes about 20 minutes at O’Hare but can range much longer. It is recommended that you arrive at O’Hare two hours prior to your flight if you’re flying domestic, and three hours prior to departure if you are flying internationally. This should ensure that you have time to park or return a rental car, check bags, and get to your gate.

Parking at O’Hare

While you don’t need to reserve parking at O’Hare, it is recommended, as the garage could be full when you arrive. Having a spot booked in one of O’Hare’s Economy Lots, E, G, or H is close and convenient to make your travel easier. Parking at O’Hare can range from $2 an hour to $74 a day, so it’s best to look at your options before traveling.

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Arriving in Chicago

While still technically in Chicago, O’Hare is surrounded by suburbs and is very safe. If you’re looking to get into the city, O’Hare is about 16 miles from downtown. You can take the Blue Line “L” train, which will take about 45 minutes, or you can take a 30 to 40-minute cab or rideshare.


Staying the Night

The Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel is right across from Terminals 1, 2, and 3 and is within walking distance to all domestic terminals via underground walkways. Additionally, international terminal 5 has an Airport Transit System that will take you to the hotel.