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.
Birmingham Airport is located 6.3 miles from the centre of Birmingham. The airport handles both domestic and international flights
Birmingham Airport has direct links to over 100 cities and towns via the free Air-Rail Link and Birmingham International Station. The airport is served by a number of local bus routes and long distance coach services. In addition to these services there are hotel shuttle bus services available.
Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom. Once viewed as a drab and grimy city, in recent years, the city has transformed itself into a vibrant cultural centre. Huge regeneration projects have changed the industrial landscape and canals into a cityscape bursting with hip night clubs, glamorous shops and busy pubs. Of course it is still left with some concrete monstrosities but the city planners have created plenty of innovative architectural improvements to help Birmingham make the most of its heritage. Cadbury's World is a mecca for all who love chocolate where children and adults will love exploring the history of chocolate. Birmingham museum and art gallery is home to one of the world's best collections of Pre-Raphaelite art. Highlights of the collection include works by Ian Edward Burne-Jones, Ford Madox-Brown and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts also boasts some masterpieces in its collection including works by Picasso, Rembrant, Schiele, Rubens, Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Turner and Reynolds.
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