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Locating cheap flights from Monterrey can often be a difficult task. Orbitz.com can assist in travel arrangements. The General Mariano Escobedo International Airport is located just 30 minutes from downtown Monterrey on Carretera Miguel Aleman. Nine airlines service the airport, including Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Interjet. The airport offers over 300 daily flights to more than 35 destinations across Mexico and the United States.
Travelers needing to park vehicles at the airport have several options. Terminals A and C both have long- and short-term parking, as well as spaces for disabled passengers. The first 60 minutes of parking in the short-term lot are free. Short-term lots are available for travelers for up to 24 hours. Long-term parking is charged by the day, with discounts given after five days. Fees are paid using cash at the automated parking payment machines.
The best way to arrive at the airport is in a personal vehicle or rental car. Orbitz.com can assist in locating a local rental agency. Several agencies are conveniently available at the airport, including Hertz and Avis. Taxi services are available both to and from the airport, and metered rates apply. The Skybus express shuttles daily from the city center for a flat fee; the journey time takes approximately 45 minutes.
The airport offers a variety of restaurant choices. Starbucks provides blended coffees and pastry items, and Carl Jr.'s offers a sit-down breakfast with a wide selection of menu items, including bacon, sausage, ham, and eggs. Orbitz.com can assist in booking cheap flights from Monterrey.
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.
The good news is, there are. United Airlines and VivaAerobus are a couple of carriers that will take you right from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (MTY-General Mariano Escobedo Intl.) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).
The quickest flight from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (MTY-General Mariano Escobedo Intl.) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is 3 hours and 27 minutes. Grab a wine from the drink cart, work on your travel itinerary or get to know your neighbors — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.
United Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Monterrey (and vicinity) to Chicago (and vicinity) route. You can select from 40 flights each month with this carrier.
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.
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