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Chicago O’Hare (ORD) International Airport Parking Guide

The O’Hare International Airport services the Chicago, Illinois region. It is located 17 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop and is the larger of the two Chicago Airports (Midway Airport being the second).

There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from five on-airport parking options, and several off-site lots and garages near the airport.

This guide is designed to help you find the best parking option depending on what matters most to you. Read on for parking rates, details on short and long term options, maps, tips, and links to other resources.

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O’Hare International Airport Online Parking Reservations

Explore parking options near ORD Airport and use SpotHero to make a reservation

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O’Hare Airport Parking Rates & Options

Parking costs at the O’Hare airport range from $2 per hour at the Hourly Garage to $74 per day for the International Parking Lot. See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

 Long-Term ORD Parking

There are three options for long-term parking at O’Hare Airport: the Daily Parking Garage, the Daily Lots, and the Economy Parking Lots. The Economy Parking Lots are situated northeast of the domestic terminals and directly north of the International Parking Lot. The Airport Transit System (ATS) is located in Lot E. If you park in Lot G, a free shuttle will pick you up and take you to Lot E to ride the ATS. There are also off-site, long-term parking facilities that charge as low as $7 per day, offer online reservations in advance, and provide shuttle service to the terminals.


 Off-Site Long-Term W/ Shuttle  Rate
 Per Day – Book Now!  $7
Daily Parking (Main Garage – Levels 2-6, Lots B & C) Rate
Per day $40
Economy Parking (Lot E) Rate
Per Day $17
Economy Parking (G) Rate
Per Day $10

Short-Term ORD Parking

The O’Hare Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The Main Garage is adjacent to the domestic terminal entrance. Lots B and C are just on the other side of the Main Garage. If you are simply picking someone up or dropping them off here, the Hourly Parking is the perfect option, however if you need overnight parking, you should opt for the Economy Parking areas. See below for short-term parking rates.

Domestic Terminal Parking

Hourly Parking (Main Garage – Level 1) Rate 
0-1 Hour $2
Hours 2-9 $9 Each
Daily Max $74
Main Garage – Levels 2-6, Lots B & C Rate
 0-1 Hour $2
Each Additional Hour $3
Valet  Rate
0-9 Hours $26
Economy Parking (Lot E) Rate
Each Hour $2
Daily Max $17
Economy Parking (Lot G)
Each Hour $2
Daily Max $10
International Parking (Lot D) Rate
1 hour or less $2
Hours 2-4 $3 Each
Hours 4-9 $9 Each
Daily Max $74


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ORD Airport Parking Maps

Main Parking Garage Map

o'hare parking main parking lot map

Economy Parking Lots Map:

O'Hare parking economy lots map

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Cheapest Way to Travel to ORD

A study published by SpotHero found that 60% of the time, it’s cheaper to drive and park at the airport. If you’re taking an XL ride, 67% of the time you’re better off driving and parking.


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ORD Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

O’Hare Parking Guide: This helpful blog post outlines every parking option near O’Hare. For each parking option, it includes parking rates and tips for making parking reservations in advance.

Chicago parking or parking near Chicago O’Hare Airport can be expensive, especially if you’re parking for several days. Here are some ideas to find the best rates, discounts, and coupons to make it more affordable.

Official Airport Parking Page: Find official airport information like rates and news. The airport site links to information on the airport, flights, and passengers.

SpotHero: SpotHero sells extra inventory from parking operators near ORD, often at a discounted rate. In addition to their website, there’s also an app available for Android and iPhone.

FlySmart: FlySmart is like having your own personal airport concierge. You have access to real-time flight information and parking lot availability. The app also includes other functionalities, such as itinerary management. This app is available for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.

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O’Hare Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport

O’Hare Blue Sky Parking: Five minute shuttle ride to the airport. Blue Sky offers both indoor and outdoor parking and a car wash for an additional $10 if you so choose. The lots are secured and manned 24/7 for easy access, long term parking available.

Park n’ Jet Chicago: Family run business since 1997 with free shuttle service to and from O’Hare every 10 minutes. Call for a spot (847) 671 – 7275, or reserve online. Car wash and detailing service also available.

Routes Airport Parking – Cheap, convenient airport parking location only a 10-minute shuttle ride from O’Hare. Call (847) 671-4000 for more information, or reserve online.

Pride Parking: Open 24hr with free shuttle access to and from O’Hare. Can have your car delivered to O”Hare when you arrive back (the parking attendant takes shuttle back). Indoor / outdoor parking available and also car washing service.

AviStar Parking: This 24hr  valet parking lot will clear the snow from your car and heat it up all before you get back from the terminal. Only outdoor parking is available. A shuttle will take you to and pick you up from the airport.

WallyPark: Indoor and outdoor valet parking available at this 24hr off-airport parking option. Free shuttle service that departs every 5 – 7 minutes with available luggage assistance.

PreFlight Airport Parking: Open 24hr, this lot offers both covered and uncovered parking with extra services like free tire inflation and free batter jump service. They also offer electrical vehicle charging. A free shuttle service will take you to and from the airport.

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O’Hare Airport Hotel Parking with Shuttle Service

Many people are discovering the wondrous luxury that is Park, Stay, and Fly packages offered by many hotels. These deals allow you to stay at the hotel the night before your flight and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, while leaving your car parked at the hotel. The following hotels offer Park, Stay, and Fly packages, along with complimentary shuttle to the airport. Call the hotel ahead of time to ensure availability and rates, as they can change at any time.

Chicago O’Hare Marriott Address: 6155 North River Road Distance from O’Hare: 3.2 Miles Phone Number: (847) 696 – 4400 Daily Rate: $15

Hilton Rosemont Address: 5550 N. River Rd. Distance from O’hare: 3.7 miles Phone Number: (847) 678 – 4488 Daily Rate: $29.00

Crowne Plaza Chicago Address: 5440 N. River Road Distance from O’Hare: 3.6 miles Phone Number: (847) 671 – 6350 Daily Rate: $8.50

Loews Chicago O'Hare Address: 5300 N. River Drive Distance from O’Hare: 4.1 miles Phone Number: (847) 544 – 530 Daily Rate: $12.00

Days Inn Elk Grove Village Address: 1920 East Old Higgins Road Distance from O’Hare: 6.8 miles Phone Number: (847) 437 – 1650 Daily Rate: $9.00

Holiday Inn & Suites Address: 10233 Higgins Road Distance from O’Hare: 3.0 miles Phone Number: (847) 954 – 8600 Daily Rate: $12.00

Four Points by Sheraton Address: 10249 West Irving Park Road Distance from O’Hare: 4.9 miles Phone Number: (847) 671 – 6000 Daily Rate: $10.00

Hyatt Place O'Hare Address: 6810 Mannheim Road Distance from O’Hare: 3.2 miles Phone Number: (224) 563-1800 Daily Rate: $10.00


O’Hare Airport Parking Tips

  • Cars parked more than 30 days will be towed. If you’re planning to park longer than 30-days consider booking monthly parking at an off-airport ORD location.
  • For dead batteries, flat tires, booted cars, or other needs call the ORD parking office: (773) 686-7530
  • If parking in the economy lots, account for about 30 mins before you’ll arrive at the terminal; many private off-airport lots claim faster service.
  • If you’re looking for the famously inexpensive Remote Lot F, you’ll need a time machine because it closed in 2015 for construction.
  • EV charging stations can be found in the Main Parking Garage – Lot A
  • Make a parking reservation with SpotHero. This blog post explains everything you need to know about various O’Hare parking reservation options.