Car Rental Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)

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Chicago O'Hare Airport, Chicago, USA - Illinois
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$29.68 / per day
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
FOX
$52.25 / per day
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Dollar
$61.97 / per day
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
SIXT
$69.81 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Full-size
TOYOTA CAMRY or similar
TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Europcar
$102.06 / per day
Special
Ford Fusion 5d or similar
Ford Fusion 5d
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$150.55 / per day
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$157.55 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Caravan or similar
Dodge Caravan
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$47.71 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$52.55 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Chicago O’Hare Airport; then head to the city and start exploring! Check out the bustling downtown; then drive to the West Side—the area around Logan Square has a lot of concert venues and hip bars. Go to the East Side to enjoy Lake Michigan beaches and the relaxed atmosphere, and make sure to check out upscale Lakeview and Lincoln Park in the North Side.

Chicago has many top-notch museums—the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum of Natural History with its amazing dinosaur skeletons, and the DuSable Museum of African American History are a few. Join a local festival or take a tour of the city to appreciate the mixture of architectural styles that range from classical and gothic to ultra-modern.

Chicago’s a great place to visit, but why not explore more with a longer term car rental? You can check out more of the Great Lakes region, drive to nearby Cleveland and St. Louis, or take a real road trip all the way to New York City. You can even pick up your car at Chicago O’Hare Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Chicago Airport is also known as O'Hare Airport.

Top international routes

  • New York City
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • London
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Denver

Main airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines, United Express, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines

Terminals

There are four—Terminal 1 (with concourses B and C), Terminal 2 (with concourses E and F), Terminal 3 (with concourses G, H, K, and L) and Terminal 5, which hosts all international flights (with concourse M). Terminals 1–3 are connected, and it’s possible to walk between all three. Terminal 5 can be reached via the Airport Transit System (ATS) or by a shuttle bus from Terminal 3.

Location

National and Alamo.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Chicago O’Hare Airport is about 14 miles (23 km) northwest of downtown Chicago. Interstate I-90 is the main road connecting the airport to the city.

Car rental desks

O’Hare has a brand new facility that contains all of the airport’s ground transportation including all of the car rental desks. It is called the Multi-Modal Facility and can be reached by a free shuttle service that runs 24 hours a day from the curb outside of the Baggage Claim of each terminal.

The Airport Transit System, a people mover system, is currently shut down. However, by the end of 2019 it will be operational again and will take passengers from the terminals to the Multi-Modal Facility replacing the current shuttle buses.

Services and facilities

There are countless restaurants, bars, and cafés, stores and duty-free shops. You’ll also find lounges, a spa, a yoga room, power stations, ATMs, a currency exchange, a lost and found, a travelers aid office, a kids area, mother rooms, a medical center, and a chapel. Unfortunately, there is no luggage storage service. Many services are accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

Nearest gas station

One of the nearest gas stations, BP, is located at 4111 Mannheim Rd., Schiller Park. It can be reached in about five minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near the airport and on the way to Chicago.

Popular one-way rentals

  • 1. Houghton (403 mi / 648 km)
  • 2. St. Louis (296 mi / 476 km)
  • 3. Toronto (536 mi / 862 km)
  • 4. Cleveland (361 mi / 581 km)
  • 5. Columbus (377 mi / 606 km)
  • 6. Traverse City (342 mi / 550 km)

Airport info

Rating
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 6.5
  • Departure and check-in 7.2
  • Terminal facilities 6.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.3
  • Lounge 5.8

Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)

  • IATA: ORD
  • Airport name: Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)
  • Airport type: Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete / Grooved
  • Distance from City: 14 miles / 22.5 km NW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day

Top Locations near Chicago O'Hare Airport

When are car rental prices cheapest at Chicago O'Hare Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Chicago O'Hare Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Chicago O'Hare Airport
$46.47
January
$44.86
February
$46.81
March
$46.21
April
$46.33
May
$41.42
June
$48.83
July
$45.18
August
$46.01
September
$48.78
October
$43.92
November
$43.91
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Chicago O'Hare Airport is June when prices for an Economy class start from $41.42. You can see that this is 9% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 15% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $48.83 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Chicago O'Hare Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 6 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length at Chicago O'Hare Airport
6
January
5
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
4
October
6
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Chicago O'Hare Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Chicago O'Hare Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in February.
Chicago O'Hare Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
76%
January
61%
February
73%
March
84%
April
111%
May
154%
June
162%
July
142%
August
95%
September
90%
October
80%
November
73%
December

Our Customers Reviews

United States of America (USA)
Kia Rio
July 9, 2019
Chicago is a great city! You have to get a chicago style hot dog! I would reccomend taking a architecture boat ride down the river.
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Corolla
May 30, 2019
I was helped immediately and also given an upgrade. The shuttle took my directly to exactly where I needed to be in a timely matter.
United States of America (USA)
Jeep Cherokee
April 1, 2019
Chicago is a great place.
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Rogue
March 18, 2019
parking is expensive
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris Advance
March 15, 2019
Keep you wits about you when on the Chicago Loop - it's easy to end up in the wrong lane and exit the highway.

Top 12 Suppliers for Chicago O'Hare Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
001 8 338 560 901
10255 W Zemke Blvd, Chicago, IL 60666
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Exceptional 9.1
1-847-671-4000
3901 N MANNHEIM RD SCHILLER PK
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
8338631447
10255 W ZEMKE BLVD,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+1-3124291140
10255 West Zemke Blvd
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 866 434 2226
10255 West Zemke Blvd, Chicago, IL 60666
FOX
FOX
Excellent 8.5
001 312 741 0788
10256 W Zemke Blvd Suite 830, Chicago
Advantage
Advantage
Excellent 8.5
001 8 007 775 500
10255 W Zemke Rd, Chicago, IL 60666
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
001 888 826 6893
10255 W Zemke Blvd Chicago, IL 60666
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 8 664 342 226
10255 West Zemke Road
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5
001 8 772 830 898
10255 West Zemke Road
Europcar
Excellent 8
001 8 476 358 031 / 001 8 007 775 500
10255 W Zemke Rd, Chicago, IL 60666
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Excellent 8
001 844 377 9987 / 001 847 671 4000
3901 Mannheim Rd, IL 60176

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