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How to get a ride from O'Hare
Choose your vehicle preference
Follow the in-app directions after selecting the product that fits your needs.
Exit on the correct level
For most requests, you’ll meet your driver upstairs on the Departures level.
Riders requesting Uber Black or SUV, and those in the International Terminal, please meet your driver downstairs on the Arrivals level.
Confirm your pickup location
If you’re unable to locate your driver, contact them through the Uber app.
ORD Airport parking rates
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$10 per day
ORD Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at ORD?
- How much will an Uber trip to ORD cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) ORD depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
- What does ORD stand for?
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was once an aircraft factory known as Orchard Place, which is where the airport code ORD originated.
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O’Hare Airport visitor information
O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is the 6th-busiest airport in the world, serving almost 80 million passengers annually. O’Hare sits 16 miles (26 kilometers)—about a 35-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions—from downtown Chicago and the shores of Lake Michigan.
ORD Airport terminals
ORD has 4 terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and Terminal 5, with a total of 191 gates throughout the airport. Chicago Airport lounges are located across all terminals. You can plan your trip using the information below.
ORD Terminal 1
- All Nippon
- United Club
- United Polaris lounge
ORD Terminal 2
- Air Canada
- Delta Sky Club
- United Club
ORD Terminal 3
- Air Choice One
- Cape Air
- American Airlines Admirals Club
- American Airlines Flagship Lounge
ORD Terminal 5
- Aer Lingus
- Air France
- Air India
- Air New Zealand
- All Nippon
- British Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- China Eastern
- EVA Air
- KLM Royal Dutch
- Korean Air
- LOT Polish
- Royal Jordanian
- Air France–KLM Lounge
- British Airways First lounge
- British Airways Terraces lounge
- SAS Lounge
- SWISS Lounge
- Swissport Lounge
ORD international terminal
Boarding and arrivals for O’Hare Airport international flights can be found predominantly in Terminal 5, but some international flights depart from Terminals 1 and 3. O’Hare offers nonstop flights to 63 international destinations.
Dining at ORD Airport
More than 135 Chicago Airport food options, including cafes, bars, fast-food chains, and Chicago Airport restaurants with table service, are located throughout the airport. Travelers can find a variety of food at ORD, including sushi, Mediterranean food, cookies, popcorn, California-style fare, Neapolitan pizza, and more.
Getting around ORD Airport
Travelers can use the Chicago Airport transportation system, called Airport Transit System (ATS), to get around. This 2.5-mile-long automated people mover (4 kilometers) operates 24 hours a day, connecting all 4 terminals and the remote parking lots. Stations are clearly marked within each terminal.
Things to do at ORD Airport
Chicago Airport is home to a variety of attractions, including a public art program featuring sculptures, paintings, murals, and exhibits located throughout the airport. A 72-foot-long Brachiosaurus skeleton model (22 meters), on loan from Chicago’s Field Museum, is found on the upper level of Terminal 1 in Concourse B. A yoga room featuring a sustainable bamboo wood floor, floor-to-ceiling mirrors on one wall, and exercise mats, is available to use in the Terminal 3 rotunda next to the Urban Garden. Chicago Airport shops include newsstands and high-end fashion boutiques.
Currency exchange at ORD Airport
Currency exchange offices for passengers at O’Hare are located in the following areas:
- Terminal 1: Gates B9 and C18
- Terminal 2: main hall
- Terminal 3: Gate K11
- Terminal 5: upper and lower levels
Hotels near ORD Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near ORD, there are more than 30 hotels and accommodations nearby, as well as many hotels to choose from in and around downtown Chicago.
Points of interest near ORD Airport
- Chicago’s aquarium
- Chicago’s art museums
- The Magnificent Mile
- Navy Pier
- Willis Tower
Find more information about ORD Airport here.