O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is an international airport located on the Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, 14 miles (23 km) northwest of the Loop business district. The airport is also called as O’Hare Airport, Chicago O’Hare, or simply O’Hare and is controlled and managed by Chicago Department of Aviation.
The airport has non-stop flights to 228 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania.
Ground Transportation: Getting To and from the Airport
The most economical public transit system is facilitated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). It operates bus and train services to and from the airport. The Blue Line trains are the easiest and most affordable way to get to O’Hare via public transit. The Blue Line offers 24 hour service with more frequent service during weekday morning and evening rush hours.
Metra operates train services to and from the airport. The halt station is O’Hare Transfer Station itself. Shuttle buses run between the terminals and the O’Hare Transfer Station every 5-7 minutes.
Pace has its bus services marked as route no 250 (from O’Hare’s Economy Lot E main bus shelter to the Des Plaines
Metra station and east to downtown Evanston via Dempster Avenue) and 330 (O’Hare’s Economy Lot E main bus shelter to Archer Ave/Harlem Ave in Summit).
Taxi, Limo and Rideshare are available too. Booking can be made in advance or upfront. Both online and offline through kiosk modes available.
Top Carriers by Passenger Traffic Share
|Airlines||No. of Passengers||Passenger Share %|
Top 10 Destination Airports, Airlines, Nonstop Flight Time
|Destinations||Airlines||No. of stops||Flight Time|
|New York (NY), LGA||American, Spirit, United, Delta||Nonstop||2 hours 07 minutes|
|Los Angeles (CA), LAX||American, Spirit, United||Nonstop||4 hours 32 minutes|
|Dallas/Fort Worth (TX), DFW||American, United||Nonstop||2 hours 32 minutes|
|San Francisco (CA), SFO||American, United||Nonstop||4 hours 41 minutes|
|Denver (CO), DEN||American, United, Frontier, Spirit||Nonstop||2 hours 44 minutes|
|Boston (MA), BOS||United, Delta, JetBlue||Nonstop||2 hours 15 minutes|
|Atlanta (CA), ATL||United, Delta, American||Nonstop||2 hours 00 minutes|
|Phoenix (AZ), PHX||United, American, Frontier||Nonstop||4 hours 03 minutes|
|Seattle (WA), SEA||Alaska, Delta, United, American||Nonstop||4 hours 45 minutes|
|Minneapolis (MN), MSP||Delta, American, Republic Airways||Nonstop||1 hour 32 minutes|