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There are a wide variety of options for people traveling to and from ORD. Driving to this airport is very simple, with lots of clear signposting along the route and plenty of parking spaces upon arrival. If you'd prefer to use public transport, various taxis, limos, private ride shares, and more can be found going to and from the airport. There are several different shuttles and buses servicing ORD as well, along with the CTA L and Blue line trains, with a Blue station being situated right in the airport itself.
Getting Around ORD
ORD has four terminals (1, 2, 3, and 5) and covers a very large area, but it's quite easy to get around this airport. Passengers can make use of the Airport Transit System (ATS) to move around. The ATS has been in operation since the early 1990s and has been undergoing various renovations in recent years. Whenever the ATS is closed, shuttle buses are in operation to freely and easily transport passengers around from one building or terminal to the next.
Hotels at ORD
ORD has its own on-site airport, the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport. This hotel is situated between the terminal buildings and parking areas and is owned by the Chicago Department of Aviation. It offers direct walkway access to the various terminals and is the easiest and most convenient option for passengers at ORD. This hotel features clean, modern rooms with flat-screen TVs and internet access, with some rooms offering runway views. On-site amenities include two restaurants, a bar, a gym, and a pool. The Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport is located at O'Hare International Airport, 10000 W, Ave, Chicago, IL 60666 (773 686 8000).
There are many other airports servicing the airport, with most of them running shuttle services to and from the terminals on a daily basis too. Here are some details on the other hotels around ORD:
- Chicago Marriott O'Hare - 8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631, Phone: 773-693-4444
- Holiday Inn and Suites Chicago O'Hare Rosemont Hotel - 10233 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, Phone: 847-954-8600
- Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare - 6501 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, Phone: 847-699-6300
- Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center - 5440 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, Phone: 847-671-6350