There are two major international airports serving the greater Chicago area. O'Hare International Airport, the fourth busiest airport in the world with more than sixty-six million travellers per year, is located at 10000 West O'Hare Avenue, just nineteen miles north-west of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located at 5600 South Cicero Avenue, just eleven miles south-west of the city's centre. The two airports are serviced by most major domestic airlines and many of the largest international air passenger carriers, offering direct and connecting flights to cities across the country and around the world. Visit ebookers when you're ready to begin your travel planning to get access to some of the most affordable air fares available.
O'Hare and Midway both offer a variety of parking options, including hourly, daily, short-term, long-term, and economy parking. Expect to pay between $14 and $53 per day at Midway airport, plus city and country taxes. O'Hare offers rates of $9 to $53 per day for parking. The $9 rate is offered in the economy lot, which also offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. There are several hotels that offer stay-and-park options near both airports as well as off-site lots that also offer free shuttle service to and from the airports.
The most affordable airport transportation options are the CTL "L" train or the Pace bus. Both offer scheduled service to and from the airports for just a few dollars. You can also hop on the Metra North Central Service train to get to O'Hare. Taxis are plentiful in the Chicago area. Expect to pay between $35 and $40 to get to O'Hare from downtown Chicago and $25 to $30 to Midway. Once you've figured out your ground transportation in Chicago, visit ebookers to reserve your rental car at your final destination.
Midway airport offers a variety of eating places throughout the terminals and in the airport's food court. You'll be able to grab a bite at eateries such as Hudson's Euro Café, Get Snacked, and Manny's Express. At O'Hare, you'll have even more options. You can grab a pretzel at Auntie Anne's, get a cup of java at Berghoff Café, indulge in tasty baked goods at Brioche Doree, or get a healthy smoothie at B-Smooth. If you prefer to nosh before you arrive at the airport, you'll find plenty of diners, cafes, and coffee shops surrounding each of the airports in and around the Chicago suburbs.
Amsterdam Airport, also known as Schipol Airport, is located nine miles to the south-west of Amsterdam's centre. Amsterdam airport is in the top five airports in Europe in terms of flights and handles almost 50 million passengers each year. Find great offers on flights to Amsterdam on Ebookers.com or simply enter 'Flights Amsterdam' into our mobile app.
Amsterdam Airport is connected to Amsterdam via rail and road. Trains offer a reliable form of transport and direct trains run to and from Amsterdam every 10 to 15 minutes between 6:00am and 12:30am. The journey takes around 15 to 20 minutes. Buses are an economical form of transport and stop at many hotels as well as central Amsterdam. The journey to central Amsterdam takes around 30 minutes. At the weekends the bus service is less frequent. Taxis are available at the airport. Although convenient, especially if travelling with a lot of luggage this is the most expensive option and at peak times traffic can be heavy.
Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with its cobbled streets and tall gabled houses that line picturesque canals. The city also boasts some outstanding museums. The Rijiksmuseum houses many famous paintings including the Night Watch by Rembrandt. The Van Gogh museum not only displays many paintings by Van Gogh but also a fascinating collection of the letters Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. For those who prefer a quirkier offering, Amsterdam has plenty of unusual museums including a houseboat museum and a sex museum. To view flights from Chicago to Amsterdam as well as other routes, click onto ebookers.com.
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