Flights to Chicago
Finding cheap flights to Chicago can make all the difference when budgets are tight. With Expedia, those wishing to make the trip are guaranteed to find cheap flight tickets to Chicago and we also have a huge range of hotels and car hire options to choose from too.
Flying to Chicago is also not as difficult as you might think. There are a number of airports and airlines that will take tourists to within touching distance of the Windy City and many will provide flight tickets to Chicago that will suit any budget.
The city itself is a buzzing environment of fun and entertainment. Nicknamed America's Second City, after New York, Chicago has all you would expect from a major US city. There is a vibrant music scene and enough bars, clubs and nightspots to satisfy the almost 10 million population that calls the city home.
Hotels in Chicago range from the most luxurious, like the Four Seasons just off Michigan Avenue, to the most affordable. There are hundreds of budget hotels in Chicago that will ensure your precious pennies will be saved for enjoying the city. However, hotels with views of Lake Michigan will cost considerably more.
Booking flights to Chicago with Expedia means you can, not only be assured to get the best available price for every flight but also able to take advantage of offer saving opportunities as well. For further savings also consider booking your car hire in Chicago through Expedia. Search our website today and find the best prices on flights and hotels in Chicago. Plan you trip to today!
Flying to Chicago from UK airports
With Expedia, customers can choose the cheapest flights to Chicago from a range of quality airlines (including Delta, British Airways and Continental).
Flying time to Chicago from London is approximately 8.5 hours though the return flight is somewhat shorter due to tail winds. Although visitors to Chicago will not need to worry about obtaining a visa, it is required to fill out an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). This short questionnaire is similar to a visa waiver form, is valid for 2 years (or until your passport expires) and costs $14 USD.
Flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is Chicago's largest and busiest airport. Serving millions of passengers every year to and from a huge range of global destinations, the majority of international flights to Chicago will be touching down at O'Hare.
In the UK, major airports like London Heathrow and London Gatwick have regular, direct flights to Chicago O'Hare. However, many airlines will connect in other US cities on the east coast, such as Philadelphia, Newark or Washington DC.
Located less than 20 miles from Chicago's city centre, O'Hare is conveniently located to the city and there are a number of transport options for travellers. There is a regular shuttle service, but the best way to get to the centre of Chicago is via the Blue Line on MTA Transit system. An easy thirty-minute journey will take you from Terminal 3 all the way to downtown Chicago.
There are other choices as well. Car hire in Chicago, when booked with Expedia, is extremely affordable and can add an extra dimension to any holiday in Chicago. The car journey from the airport is fairly straightforward and well sign-posted. However, if you do plan on driving be careful to try and avoid rush hour as it you don't want to spend your holiday stuck in gridlock!
Flights to Chicago Midway International Airport
Midway International is Chicago's second largest airport but serves a great deal more domestic flights than Chicago O'Hare. Many cheap flights to Chicago can be found by flying to Midway as it is dominated by low-cost carrier airlines.
Onward journey options from Midway International to Chicago are equally as comprehensive as O'Hare. Shuttles and buses run regularly whilst the easy "L" train journey on the Orange line will take visitors to downtown Chicago.
Flying to Chicago is now easier and more convenient than ever before, allowing millions of people to enjoy the many sights and sounds of this world famous city. Book your holiday to Chicago with Expedia and you will be eligible for significant savings on, not only your flight but hotels and rental car as well. The Second City is waiting for you, book today!