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The primary airport serving the Kingston, Jamaica area is the Norman Manley International Airport, located on the Palisadoes peninsula in Kingston harbor, 17 miles from the city center. Those looking for cheap flights from Kingston will have their choice of destinations as over 130 international fights depart from the airport on a weekly basis. Several international carriers, including British Airways, Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic and Delta, are available for flights, with most airlines offering online reservations through Orbitz.com. A second airport is available in town, the Tinson Pen Aerodrome, which only provides domestic flights to Montego Bay.
Parking is available at the Norman Manley airport for a tiered fee. Each hour is about $1.70 up to three hours. From there the service is offered at a discount with a fee of only about $7 for every 24-hour period.
Official Jamaica Union of Travelers Association taxis provide transportation to the airport from the city center. The cost for the taxi ride is about $22, with the trip taking about 30 minutes to complete. Airport shuttles are also available, providing large passenger vans that will pick you up from your Kingston location. The cost varies, as all passengers in the shuttle picked up from the same general area share it.
Food at the airport is available from a variety of restaurants including the Blue Moon CafÃ©, Island Deli, Island Grill and Tastee. If you have time before arriving at the airport, the Knutsford Court Hotel on Chelsea Ave. serves a delicious sunrise buffet breakfast, featuring an international cuisine with a Caribbean touch. The available dishes should provide you with a tasty send-off before catching one of the cheap flights from Kingston.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nonstop flights aren't an option from Kingston (KIN-Norman Manley Intl.) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). However, there are several carriers that service this route with only one easy stopover, including JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.
The quickest flight time from Kingston to Chicago is 4 hours and 50 minutes. Grab your favorite tipple from the cabin crew, start your travel journal or make friends with your seat mate — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.