Information And Options For Chicago O’Hare parking
Chicago O’Hare International Airport is one of the busiest in the world – in fact in 2014 it led the global statistics with the most takeoffs and landings of any airport on the globe. Although it lost the title to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in 2015 it remains one of the most active airports anywhere in the world.
Visitors may look at the statistics and worry that with these levels of activity parking would be a challenge. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Chicago O’Hare has numerous options as far as both short and long term parking are concerned.
The main Chicago O’Hare parking is located across from Domestic Departures. Makes it ideal for those who are planning short business trips to local destinations serviced by airlines departing from Chicago O’Hare. Hourly parking rates are available and daily parking rates provide excellent value for money. A full day will cost the traveler $60. Those passengers who are planning longer trips should note that it is more economical to park in the economy lots.
Daily rates are more affordable on levels two to six of the main parking garage. In these spaces the traveler will be charged $35 for up to 24 hours worth of parking.
Travelers who are planning extended trips should plan to leave their car in one of the economy parking lots. These offer exceptional value for money to those who will be leaving their vehicles at Chicago O’Hare for longer than 24 hours. The economy lots are situated some distance from both domestic and international arrivals and departures. However, the highly efficient (and free) 24 hour shuttle services make parking at the economy lots effortless – especially important for those with heavy baggage. At $17 for 24 hours parking this is certainly the best option for those looking for value for money extended stay parking at Chicago O’Hare.
For family and friends picking up or seeing off international travelers the international parking lot which is close to international terminal 5 is a great option. With value for money hourly rates this parking lot is extremely convenient for international arrivals and departures. An hours parking is $2. However, it would be extremely expensive to park for more than two hours as costs escalate rapidly the longer visitors are parked in this lot. Three hours is $8 and if one were to park in the international lots for 24 hours it would cost a whopping $60.
Valet parking is also available at Chicago O’Hare for those travelers in a rush. This service is available in the main parking garage servicing terminals 1,2 and 3.
Disabled parking is available in all parking lots at Chicago O’Hare. Payment for parking is via cashier on exiting the lots and most credit cards are accepted.
Chicago O’Hare parking is easy and stress free – with numerous parking options both international and domestic travelers will find a parking spot that suits both their travel arrangements and budget.