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Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Full Airport Name

Chicago O'Hare International Airport


O'Hare International Airport, PO Box 66142 Chicago, Illinois 60666, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



773 686 3700 or 686 2200


773 686 3573



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 6 (GMT - 5 from the aboriginal Sunday in April to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 29km (18 miles) northwest of Chicago

Transfer Amid Terminals

The airport has its own ATS alternation arrangement abutting all terminals, the Metra base and the abiding car esplanade (Lot E).

Driving Directions

The airport lies on Route 190. To ability Route 190 from axial Chicago, booty Route 90; from the arctic and south suburbs, booty Route 294; from the west suburbs, booty Route 88, again Route 294.

Car Parking

A multi-level parking barn and added arena akin car parks (Lots B and C) account Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Hourly, circadian and aide parking is available. Lot D has alternate and circadian parking for the International Terminal 5. There are additionally two car parks attainable for abiding parking (Lots E and G). Lot E is affiliated to the ATS abuse arrangement abutting all terminals; shuttle buses to the terminals are additionally available. A third abiding car park, Lot F, is bankrupt until added notice. General parking advice is attainable 24 hours a day (tel: 773 686 7530).

Car Hire

All above car appoint companies are represented, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National. Companies are amid on the lower akin abreast accoutrements accost in Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Many companies at the airport run chargeless shuttle buses to analeptic and declivity areas. There are no car appoint companies in Terminal 5, although address telephones are attainable on the lower akin of the terminal and can be acclimated to book a car.

Public Transport

Rail: The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) runs a 24-hour alternation account to city Chicago. The CTA base is amid on the everyman akin of the capital parking barn at Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (accessible from Terminal 5 on the ATS system). Metra Arctic Axial driver trains serves destinations in Lake and arctic Cook counties, with bristles circadian entering and outbound trains amid Antioch and Chicago Union Station. The base at the airport is anchored abreast the alien abiding car parks and is on the ATS system. Road: Taxi: There are auto ranks alfresco the Arrivals breadth of anniversary terminal (journey time: 30-45 account to axial Chicago). Limousine: Limousines are attainable to Chicago and the suburbs, with companies listed on boards for reservations. Bus: Continental Airport Express shuttle buses abandon from all terminals for axial Chicago and arctic destinations. There is additionally an alternate shuttle and drillmaster casework to Midway Airport. There are a cardinal of bounded casework attainable from the airport. The Bus and Shuttle Centre is amid on the arena akin of Terminal 5 car park. This is the analeptic point for best bus, shuttle and bounded services, including auberge address buses. Public carriage casework are attainable for disabled travellers.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks (tel: 773 686 2200) are attainable in Terminals 1, 3 and 5. Multi-lingual agents are on duke to accommodate advice and abetment cartage with directions, 24 hours a day. Two Travelers Aid booths are amid in Terminal 2.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There is a abounding account bank, ATMs, agency de change accessories and a column office. Eating and drinking: There is a array of restaurants, bars, fast-food outlets and cafés. Shopping: There are abundant shops, including duty-free shops in anniversary terminal. Luggage: Trolleys are attainable at all terminals. There are absent acreage desks staffed by the Chicago Police Department on the high levels of all terminals. Added facilities: There is a medical centre, AED units (defibrillators), baby-change facilities, a comedy breadth and a 24-hour interfaith chapel.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a business centre amid below the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport in Terminal 2. The Hilton Business Center (tel: 773 601 1743) provides a abounding service, including fax, photocopying, and packing and shipping. There is additionally a Laptop Lane ability (tel: 773 894 3100) in Terminal 1, accouterment workstations with computers, Internet, fax, printing, IDD telephones and laptop connections. Individual airlines additionally accept committed lounges which can be acclimated by business travellers with adherence cards.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Information assembly accommodate abetment to hearing- and visually-impaired travellers. Disabled cartage are requested to affirm any appropriate needs with their airline four canicule in advance. Accessories accommodate ramps and lifts, escorted wheelchair services, TTY telephones, beheld paging for hearing-impaired cartage and Braille buttons in lifts. The ATS arrangement is absolutely accessible, with elevators provided at anniversary of the bristles stops. The Travelers Aid appointment (tel: 773 894 2427) provides escorts for disabled bodies on request. Adapted appoint cars for drivers with disabilities can be provided with two or three days' notice. Disabled car parking accessories are provided for brand holders. Disabled toilets are amid throughout the airport.


The Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport (tel: 773 686 8000) is the alone auberge on the airport grounds, and is anchored in Terminal 2. There are abundant added hotels which can be accomplished by phoning for a address shuttle bus; these accommodate the AmeriSuites, Best Western O'Hare, Clarion Barcelo' Hotel, Comfort Inn O'Hare, Courtyard by Marriott, Canicule Inn O'Hare International, DoubleTree Auberge O'Hare-Rosemont, Four Points Auberge Sheraton, Hampton Inn O'Hare, Hampton Suites Arctic Shore, Hawthorn Auberge & Suites, Holiday Inn Chicago O'Hare, Holiday Inn O'Hare International, Auberge Sofitel Chicago, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Hyatt Rosemont, Marriott Suites O'Hare, O'Hare Marriott Hotel, Radisson Auberge Chicago O'Hare, Ramada Auberge O'Hare, Residence Inn by Marriott, Residence Inn O'Hare Rosemont, Rosemont Suites Auberge O'Hare, Sheraton Gateway Suites, Suburban Lodge, Super B, Travelodge Chicago O'Hare and the Westin Auberge O'Hare. The airport's website contains acquaintance capacity for all these hotels.