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Questions about O'Hare International Airport, the main international airport serving Chicago, Illinois in the Midwestern United States, and a major hub for United Airlines and American Airlines.

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Travelling from YYZ -> ORD -> GCM - connections and luggage

The Mrs. and I are taking a holiday break in Grand Cayman this winter, flying United from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) -> Chicago O'Hare (ORD) -> Grand Cayman (GCM), and flying GCM->ORD->YYZ on the way back....
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2hrs 15 mins layover time sufficient for Chicago?

I am travelling from India to USA. 1st stop is at Chicago and a layover for my next flight is 2hrs 5 mins. starting to end is single ticket and same airlines. is this time would be sufficient ...
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Connecting through Chicago O'Hare

I am flying from Tokyo to Toronto through Chicago. Do I have to clear customs and claim my baggage in Chicago? I am flying with American Airlines. The flight is NRT - ORD - YYZ
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Connection time in Chicago Airport is 50 minutes from domestic to international flight for a non-US citizen

I have a connection time of 50 min from a domestic flight coming from Albequerque going to Vienna. I am not a US citizen. Would it be enough time for me to catch the connection? I should clear customs ...
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Is a 1hr 3min layover at ORD (Chicago) enough when coming in international?

So I'm flying in from Ottawa, in Canada, and I have a 1 hour 3 minute "layover" between flights. Is this enough time? I booked through Expedia and it's both with United Airlines and I believe it'll be ...
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Does a 55-minute layover suffice at Chicago O'Hare International Airport?

My grandparents bought a flight on United Airlines, as the one and same ticket, from Toronto, to ORD with one 55-minute layover, then to Maui. As this isn't multi-ticket: You won’t need to pay ...
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Layover times at US airports for international flights

In January, I will fly from Germany to the US, and will change from an international flight to a US domestic flight. On the way to the US, I have 3:20 hours at Newark (with change of terminal), and on ...
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Waiting after international flight before clearing customs

I am bringing a large group into O’Hare after a tour, but we need to wait for three hours for 9 additional passengers to arrive on a second flight. We will then be picked up by a charter bus for a ...
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Immigration time at ORD

I am looking at a potential ticket. I have 1 hour 55 minutes at ORD to clear customs/immigration. I am a Green Card holder but I also have a student on an F1 visa with me, coming to the US for their ...
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From O'hare, headed east on I-80 into Indiana, how to avoid traffic?

We will be driving from O'hare airport (Chicago ORD) down into Indiana and headed east on I-80 later this week (weekday morning). I'm familiar with the roads, but not familiar with traffic loads. ...
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From Terminal 5 (M) to Terminal 2 (F) in O'Hare

I'm flying with United HKG-ORD (flight 896) and ORD-IND (flight 3951). The layover is around 3h 20m. According to the statistics, 896 arrives at Terminal 5 Concourse M, and 3951 departs from Terminal ...
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Connecting flight in Chicago

I am traveling from Delhi to London to Chicago to Pittsburgh with British Airways. It's a single ticket. I have a terminal change at Chicago airport and I have a 2-hour window to do so. Is the time ...
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Who is eligible for Automated Passport Control?

I will be transferring through Chicago from an international flight. O'Hare has Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks. Information online states: APC can be used by all U.S. and Canadian passport ...
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Is 45 minutes enough to check in and board plane at Chicago O'Hare airport?

I estimate that I will have 45 minutes between arriving at O'Hare and when my flight leaves. I will have two bags to check in, and I'm on an international flight with EVA Air that leaves at 12:30 AM. ...
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Why didn't my snowboard bag make it on the flight at O'Hare despite me arriving over 2 hours early to the airport?

I boarded at ORD (Chicago O'Hare) for a flight to Berlin Tegel via Zurich. I had 2 normal luggage items and one oversized item (snowboard equipment), which I checked in 2+ hours before departure. I ...
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PEK-ORD-YYZ - Re-check Luggage in Chicago?

Baggage checked from Beijing to Toronto (via Chicago) on United. Will I need to collect luggage in Chicago and re-check for final leg from Chicago to Toronto?
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Can I leave Chicago (ORD) on a 10 hour layover

I am traveling from San Francisco to Copenhagen, I have a layover in Chicago for 10 hours. I arrive in Chicago 06:00 am and my next flight is 4 pm London. Can I leave the airport and will I have ...
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Do I need to claim my baggage while connecting in Chicago?

I am going to Korea with Asiana Airlines. My initiary is from Montreal, Canada (Air Canada) --> Chicago -> Incheon, KOR (Asiana). I will need to take an ATS to transfer terminals while connecting in ...
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Is Form 6059B (blue customs form) required for 1-Stop clearance at O'Hare?

O'Hare has both APC kiosks and 1-Stop Clearance, the latter being for passengers with hand luggage only. Question is: are users of 1-stop clearance obliged to fill out form 6059B? I assume they are, ...
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Winnipeg to Paris with connection at Chicago O'Hare

Looking at reward flight Winnipeg to Paris connecting through Chicago. Looks like this: YWG-ORD (Air Canada) 1h 20m connection time in ORD ORD-FRA-CDG (Lufthansa) Most recent ...
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In January, for potential weather delays, what is a safe layover time at ORD?

I am currently evaluating catching an international flight from ORD (Chicago) at 6:40 pm on January 12th. It seems to be lowest fare. I live in Seattle, so I would need to fly from Seattle to ORD. ...
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Do I need to pick up luggage for transit?

I'm traveling with American Airlines from Toronto Pearson and catching a connecting flight in Chicago Ohare to Tokyo Narita. My question is do I need to pick up my luggage at Chicago and recheck again?...
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Flower shop in O'Hare?

Is there a flower shop somewhere at O'Hare Airport? If so, where can I find it?
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Spirit Flight between ORD and OAK

Is Spirit planning to cancel their nonstop flight between ORD (O'Hare in Chicago) to OAK (Oakland, CA)? And, if so, are there any plans to reinstate this route? I can't seem to be able to find or ...
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How much transfer time do I need when traveling from Germany (via London) to the USA?

I searched flights, but the transfer times seem pretty short. I want to go from Hamburg, Germany, to St. Louis, MO. The itinerary for the flight I want to take is: Hamburg -> London 1h 5m transfer ...
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ORD 47min Connecting flight

is 47 min enough time between arrival and departure from OHare on United? I'm guessing I won't have to switch terminals. Arrival = 813 am , departure 900 am on another flight; I'm thinking there is no ...
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Where in (or near) Chicago airport can I get a few hours of sleep?

I'm flying from LAX at 5am, and have a six hour layover in ORD (O'Hare, Chicago). I am flying business to Heathrow on British Airways. Where can I get a few hours of sleep?
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Is it possible to stay overnight at Chicago Airport?

I am travelling from Chennai to Phoenix and I have a layover of over 9 hours in O'hare airport. I am travelling on a student visa. I reach at 19:40 local time and my flight to Phoenix is scheduled at ...
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How to travel from Cincinnati to O'Hare [closed]

What is the cheapest and quickest solution for traveling from Cincinnati Ohio to Chicago O'Hare early Friday and returning Tuesday afternoon?
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Chicago Midway airport (MDW) feasibility to/from Greyhound Bus station?

I am a Michigan Tech student and live in Houghton, MI. I am in need of traveling to/from Midway airport in Chicago and need any feedback that may be helpful for me. I am carrying 2 big bags along with ...
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Is 3 hours a safe layover for domestic - international change at ORD

I'm travelling from Pittsburgh to Abu Dhabi via Chicago in the Etihad flight. The whole booking is done under a single reservation -- so I didn't pick the time between the flights. However, since in ...
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Flying from Cedar Rapids to New York via Chicago, don't want to miss the sight seeing of downtown Chicago

I will be flying from Cedar Rapids to New York via Chicago and I want to visit Chicago. I searched and found that I can get 9 hours transit by having multiple tickets i.e. CID to ORD then ORD to NYC (...
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Should I be carrying my checked-in baggage while shifting flights be it domestic or international?

I have booked a flight with British Airways (BA): Hyderabad to London (BA). London to Chicago (BA operated by American Airlines -> International Flight). Chicago to Cincinnati (BA operated by ...
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Local transportation from/to ORD Chicago Airport?

Some background: There are five of us and each is carrying 3 huge check in bags. We are arriving at ORD on Monday 27th August by 8:00AM and expect to clear customs in 2 hours. We would need ...
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Question about baggage claim on international flight [duplicate]

I am traveling from Toronto to Ahmedabad via Chicago and Doha and same way back. I am traveling from Toronto to Chicago in Air Canada and in Qatar from Chicago to Doha to Ahmedabad. Same way back. How ...
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Transit Time two hours at Chicago

I have a valid US Visa. I will be reaching Terminal 5 of ORD Chicago Airport at 20:00 from Heathrow (London) on American Airlines. And I am having a transit time of 2 hours, and I have to board a ...
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Is immigration and baggage checkin required in Chicago, if I am flying from Tampa to Chennai, India

I am booked with British airways for Tampa-Chennai, India. The flight transits in Chicago and London. Do I have to go through any immigration and custom formalities in Chicago again?
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What to do in Chicago during an 8-hour stopover? [duplicate]

We are travelling from Ireland to Kansas with an 8 hour stopover at Chicago O'Hare (arriving Thursday at 12 noon) and leaving at 8 pm. Can we leave the airport and what would you recommend we could ...
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Baggage wrapping facilities at Chicago O'Hare airport

We have to get home some swag and purchased items from Chicago, and the bags we brought are too small and too few. Is there a shrink wrapping service at or around O'Hare that can convert our shopping ...
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Chicago ORD Airport Hotels Shuttle Services and Transportation

I am searching for an hotel in Chicago ORD airport area with a an airport shuttle service and I have the following questions I will be travelling with my family (2 adults and 1 kid) and will have ...
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What are good options for long term parking at O'Hare Airport?

I'm trying to figure out where to park for five days at or near Chicago's O'Hare Airport (Terminal 5). I know there are on-airport parking lots E, F, G which are conveniently accessible to Terminal 5 ...
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Waiting for visa to be express mailed one day before international flight

I have an international flight leaving early Tuesday morning. The visa agency has had my passport and application for more than 3 weeks, but due to problems with the photograph and embassy closures ...
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Can I leave O'Hare airport during my layover?

I am flying into Chicago tomorrow and have a 5.5 hour layover. I am arriving from Holland and flying to Canada afterwards. Is this possible?
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Clearing Customs and skipping connecting flight at ORD?

I am coming back from Munich, connecting through ORD and onto Moline, IA. We have a 6 hour layover in Chicago but the drive to Moline is only 2. My question is this: After I clear immigrations and ...
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How to get from O'Hare to Midway (with family in tow)?

Long story short, we're arriving in Chicago O'Hare at 8pm on a Saturday night and need to get to Midway Airport as expeditiously as possible. Group is two adults, 12-year-old, and 3-year-old, so 1 ...
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Can I connect through the USA with liquid duty-free purchases?

In the near future I'll be travelling DUB-ORD-PDX and I was wondering if I can make liquid duty-free purchases in Dublin and bring them through security as carry-on luggage in Chicago O'Hare. I will ...
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Take a nap in the United Club in Chicago O'Hare?

I'm bracing myself for a rather long trip: a 3 hour flight, 8 hour layover, and then a 16 hour flight. Also, I will be getting up around 4am that morning. So it will be really helpful if I can find ...
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Can I visit Chicago during a 5.5 hour layover in O'Hare?

I will be flying from Boston to Tokyo with a 5.5 hour morning layover in Chicago. I'm thinking of going out to the city for some late breakfast and/or sightseeing. I've never left an airport during a ...
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Where to nap in Chicago O'Hare?

I am bracing myself for a rough trip: getting up at 4AM, taking a 3 hour flight, then a 13 hour flight, with a 5.5 hour layover in between. I can almost never sleep on planes, so this trip would go ...