The Chicago O’Hare International Airport has a number of parking areas with varying parking rates. It also makes it convenient for those who want to travel to the airport using their bikes.
Bike to the Airport
The airport’s terminals can be reached via a bike through the Blue Line or the Airport Transit System (ATS). When using the Blue Line, the bike can be secure at a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) station, then the person can take the Blue Line to O’Hare. When using the ATS, traveler board the free train at its terminal in the Remote Parking Lot E. There are outdoor bike racks available at the north and south ends of the ATS Terminal for the convenience of travelers bringing their bikes.
There are also shower facilities available in the area for a fee of approximately $11 per day (as of October 2010) through the O’Hare Hilton Athletic Club found in the basement of Terminal 2, near the CTA Entrance.
For inquiries about the bike service and facilities at O’Hare, travelers can email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Driving Directions to the Parking Lots at O’Hare
Travelers must take the I-190 to O’Hare, then exit at the Mannheim North and travel about 1/4 mile on Mannheim to Zemke Road, the stop light before Higgins Road. Check the signs directing motorists to their preferred parking lot. These signs are visible on both sides of Zemke Road. There is a shuttle bus service that can take them to the ATS, which stops at each terminal for their convenience.
Motorists can tune in to 1630 AM within 2.5 miles of O’Hare to check on the current parking lot space availability, parking lots’ proximity to terminals, and updated parking fees.
There are many parking lots at O’Hare including: Parking Lots A, B, C, D (International), E and F. Valet parking is also available.
Curbside waiting is prohibited at O’Hare. For those picking up travelers arriving at O’Hare, to eliminate the need to circle the airport repeatedly, there are cell phone lots enabling each motorist to temporarily park free of charge until arriving party is ready to be picked up from the curbside. Cell phone lots must be attended at all times. Violators will have their vehicles towed at their expense and a violation ticket shall be issued.
For inquiries and concerns about O’Hare parking, motorists can call 773-686-7530 or email: email@example.com.
If intending to park for more than 30 days, motorists must make arrangements in advance to avoid having their cars identified as abandoned and towed at their own expense. Traveler may call 773-686-7530 to make arrangements.
For a “booted” car, car owner can check the Department of Revenue Website for options and details.
“Bike to the Airport,” Chicago Department of Aviation.
“Cell Phone Lot,” Chicago Department of Aviation.
“O’Hare International Airport Parking,” Chicago Department of Aviation.
More About Chicago O’Hare International Airport:
List of Regional Buses Operating at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport
List of Airport Shuttles and Limousines Operating in Chicago Airports
Travelers’ Guide: Facilities at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Guide to Airport Terminals and Cargo Carriers at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport
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