Travel Arrangements


Chicago is North America’s ultimate global business destination. As such, Chicago offers two major airports for its travelers:

  1. O’Hare International Airport (ORD), the 2nd busiest airport in the US and the world’s 4th, is just 20 miles from downtown Chicago with convenient connections by train, bus or car.
  2. Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago’s original airport, is only 8 miles from the downtown Loop and offers a variety of low-cost carriers, such as Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and AirTran Airways.  It can be accessed by car on the Stevenson Expressway or by rail on the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Orange Line. 

Fast CTA trains connect O’Hare and Midway airports to the downtown Loop. For more information about Chicago’s airports and its carriers, visit

Shuttle Services

GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between Chicago area locations and O'Hare and Midway Airports. Efficient, safe, and economical airport shuttles depart from O'Hare and Midway Airports every 15 minutes for Chicago downtown and many suburban locations. Ground transportation is arranged by making a reservation. Please visit their website to make your airport shuttle reservation/s, or call 1-800-284-3826 and use the 10% discount code: “DDW” (all one word).

Chicago Public Transit

Once you arrive in Chicago, there are also many methods of public transportion you can use to get downtown or to your hotel. For detailed information about Chicago’s public transit, visit, and for Chicago’s Metra system, visit