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Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
Orbitz.com can help you find deals on air tickets for flights from Brainerd, Minnesota. Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport is a small public airport that offers inbound and outbound flights to the St. Paul and Minneapolis areas. Visitors can reach the airport by taking Highway 210, and the airport is visible from the highway. It's better to fly rather than drive to Minneapolis because the drive takes three hours from Brainerd.
Parking and Transportation in Brainerd
If you hate shelling out big bucks for parking garages, you'll be pleased to learn that Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport offers free parking for all airport visitors. The parking lot is located directly in front of the terminal doors, making it easy to carry luggage or other necessities to and from your vehicle.
Take advantage of the different transportation options in Brainerd, including taxicabs and Brainerd County Public Transit. Bus rides are only $1 for adults and free for children under five. Please remember to bring the exact amount needed for your bus ride, because change will not be available. If you need help finding other transportation options in Brainerd, Orbitz.com has plenty of helpful information.
Restaurants in Brainerd
Traveling can certainly cause you to work up an appetite. Grab breakfast or lunch at the airport's on-site restaurant, Wings Café. Free Wi-Fi is available, so you can catch up on emails or chat with friends on social networking sites while you eat. You can also grab an Egg McMuffin and coffee at McDonald's or feast on a delicious omelet at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery. Orbitz.com offers a lot of other useful information on flights from Brainerd and can help you plan your next trip.
Airports in Chicago
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.
Transportation from the Airport
Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.
Weather in Chicago
Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.
Highlights and Attractions
Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.
Cheap flights from Brainerd to Chicago
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Airports in Brainerd MN, US
Crow Wing County (BRD)
Distance from City Center: 3.7 miles