Chicago O'Hare International Airport

About the Airport

Statistics and location
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (IATA: ORD) is one of the busiest airports in the United States and the world, with numerous domestic, international and intercontinental flights. During 2023, 73.5 million passengers passed through the airport.

It is the largest of the three airports in the Chicago metropolitan area. O'Hare is also the main hub for United Airlines and American Airlines. It is also a hub for Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines.

It is located in Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of "The Loop" financial district. (SEE MAP)

Contact information

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Customer service: Tel +1 800 832 6352

Chicago O'Hare airport
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The airport is open 24 hours a day and has 4 terminals (1, 2, 3 and 5)

These are connected by both a train and bus service, both free of charge, which shuttle passengers between all terminals, the economy parking lots, the Multi-Modal Facility, where rental cars are located, and the transfer station for Pace buses and Metra services. 


Services and amenities

The airport features free unlimited Wi-Fi access, banking services, plugs for recharging electronic devices, dedicated spaces for nursing mothers, meeting rooms, workspaces, chapel, pager service, relief areas for service animals, medical center, yoga room, spas, fitness center and pool at the Hilton hotel, postal service, tourist information and traveler assistance. 


Restaurants, cafes and shopping

A wide variety of dining options are available, with restaurants, cafes, fast food outlets and bars in all terminals, as well as duty-free stores, clothing and fashion, cosmetics, electronics and telephony, alcoholic beverages, sweets, as well as local stores and souvenirs. You will find 24-hour convenience stores with snacks, souvenirs, books, magazines and newspapers. 


Hotels in and around the airport

The Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport hotel is located directly across the street from terminals 1, 2 and 3, connected to them by underground walkways, and with free shuttle service to and from Terminal 5. In addition, you can find a variety of lodging options nearby, most of which have shuttle services to and from the airport. In the map below, you can see the accommodation options in the area (not available when using an ad blocker):

Transportation Services

Public Transportation

Several public transportation providers serve O'Hare, including the CTA Blue Line train, METRA commuter train (North Central Service line) and Pace buses, routes 250 and 330. 


Regional Buses

There are several regional buses that serve O'Hare and carry passengers to areas in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Stops are located at the Multi-Modal Facility. 


Taxis, Apps and Limousines

Taxi stands are located on the lower level curbside (outside the baggage claim) of each terminal, where you can hire services to destinations in Chicago and the suburbs. Fares to downtown Chicago range from USD30.00 to USD40.00 and travel time (during off-peak hours) is 30-40 minutes. In addition, at Terminal 2 there are passenger pick-up areas for ridesharing services (Uber and Lyft). Moreover, arranged and on-demand limousine services are available at each terminal. Pick-up is available in the center lane of the lower level (lane 2). 


Rent a car upon arrival

A courtesy shuttle takes passengers to the Multi-Modal Facility building, where all airport car rental operations take place. 



List of airlines operating to and from O'Hare, their location at the airport and contact details.

Last boarding calls

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VIP Lounges

There are several lounges distributed throughout the airport, both in the domestic terminals and in the international terminal.


Passengers at O'Hare Airport have several parking options available, located adjacent to the terminals or slightly further away near the Multi-Modal Facility. 



Answers to the most frequently asked questions from passengers.