O’Hare International Airport features various types of transportation options including airport shuttles, ATS (Airport Transit System), rental cars, and taxi cabs. It also features the Bike to the Airport program, Kiss ‘n’ Fly program, and a number of regional buses for air passengers continuing their travel via ground transportation.
List of Airport Shuttles and Limousines Operating in Chicago Airports
Transportation Guide: Traveling Between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport
O’Hare is just 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, making it easily accessible by most public transportation facilities including local mass transit lines, downtown and suburban shuttles, and regional trains and buses.
The regional and hotel courtesy buses, airport rental car agencies, and parking shuttles are all located at the central pick-up facility of the Bus/Shuttle Center of O’Hare. Most ground transportation access areas are within the main entrance of each airport terminal.
Travelers can easily access the center through pedestrian tunnels located within Terminals 1, 2, and 3. There are some regional buses that also have pick-up points at Terminal 5. The Pace Suburban Bus Service offers public transportation services at the Kiss ‘n’ Fly (Remote Lot E) area, which is readily accessible via the ATS as well.
List of Regional Buses Operating at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport:
1-312-836-7000, 1-312-836-4949 (TTY), 1-847-364-PACE (1-847-364-7223)
There are routes between O’Hare and the following destinations: Pace Route 250 going to and from downtown Evanston, Des Plaines Metra Station, the Davis Street Purple Line CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) Station, and the Skokie Swift CTA Yellow Line Station; and the Pace Route 330 going to and from Mannheim-LaGrange Roads and serving LaGrange, Bellwood, and Mannheim Metra Stations. Passengers may connect to the other Pace routes at transfer points.
All Pace buses are ADA-accessible and are also equipped with bicycle racks.
Act II Transportation
There are routes between O’Hare and the Quad Cities. It services between Davenport in Iowa and O’Hare via Interstate 80.
Coach USA/Tri-State/United Limo
There are routes between O’Hare and the following destinations: Crestwood and Highland in Illinois; and Gary, Merrillville, Portage, Michigan City, South Bend, Notre Dame, and Mishawaki in Indiana.
Coach USA/Van Galder
There are routes between O’Hare and the following destinations: Rockford in Illinois; and Janesville, Madison, and South Beloit in Wisconsin.
Coach/USA/Wisconsin Coach Lines
It offers transportation services from various points between O’Hare and Wisconsin.
Express Air Coach
It offers ground shuttle services between O’Hare and W. Lafayette in Indiana.
LEX Lincolland Express
There are routes between O’Hare and the following destinations: Kankakee, Rantoul, U of Illini Union, LEX-Hub Champaign, Mattoon-Charleston, Decatur, and Springfield in Illinois.
“The Chicago Airport System: Ground Transportation at O’Hare – Regional Bus Information,” Chicago Department of Aviation.
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Guide to Airport Terminals and Cargo Carriers at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport
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