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Chicago Area Airports

Chicago Area Airports

For locals and visitors alike, getting to or coming from one of the two local airports is a piece of cake. Chicago is one of the few cities in the US that has rail service to it's major airports.

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

10000 West O'Hare
773-601-8333 TTY

O'Hare International Airport, which is located 13 miles from downtown Chicago, is one of the world's largest and busiest airports.

Going to O'Hare International Airport:

The CTA Blue Line train provides 24-hour service between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport.
Take CTA's Blue Line 'L' to O'Hare International Airport.

Coming from O'Hare International Airport:

The CTA Blue Line provides a quick trip from O'Hare International Airport to downtown and beyond.

L Train cost $5 per person to and from O'Hare International Airport. The O'Hare station is located below the baggage claim area (follow the "Trains to City" signs.).
For travelers needing more information or directions, airport information booths are located on the lower levels of the domestic terminals and on the upper and lower levels of the International Terminal.

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

5700 S. Cicero Ave.
773-838-0795 TTY

Chicago Midway International Airport is located 10 miles from downtown Chicago and offers convenient travel option for visitors arriving in the city.

Going to Midway International Airport:

The CTA Orange Line trains, which operate clockwise on the Loop 'L' structure, travels to Midway Airport.

Coming from Midway International Airport:

The CTA Orange Line train travels between Midway International Airport and downtown Chicago on the Loop.

The CTA Orange Line provides direct train service to Midway Airport and cost $2.25 per person to and from Midway Airport. From the airport, follow the "Trains to City" signs.

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