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Traveling from Waco to Chicago

Waco Regional Airport

If you want to score deals on your air fare, book your flights from Waco with Orbitz.com. Orbitz offers fantastic deals. Waco Regional Airport is the major airport that serves Waco, Texas, and the surrounding areas. The airport is located five miles from downtown Waco. American Eagle and United Express currently serve this small airport.

Waco Regional Airport Parking

Waco Regional Airport offers short-term, long-term, and overflow parking for its visitors. There is also a 30-minute loading and unloading zone available.

Waco Regional Airport Transportation

Waco Regional Airport offers a variety of ground transportation options. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz all have rental counters at the airport. Taxis serve the lower terminal regularly. Expect to pay around $20 for a one-way trip between downtown Waco and the airport, which takes around 20 minutes. Several shuttle buses operate on the terminal on an hourly basis.

Waco Regional Airport Restaurants

Waco Regional Airport offers few dining options for busy travelers. The Aerodrome Cafe offers sandwiches, burgers, and wraps. Customers can also enjoy breakfast items as well as a variety of beverages, hot and cold. Breakfast is served until 11 a.m. The cafe is closed on Saturdays, so adjust your schedule accordingly. Travelers can also grab quick snacks and drinks at several vending machines located within the airport. Before you choose to fly, remember to book your flights from Waco with the help of Orbitz.com.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Waco to Chicago now?
If you’re agonizing over quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Waco to Chicago, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
What is the shortest flight from Waco to Chicago?
From Waco, the exciting sights and sounds of Chicago are at least 3 hours and 15 minutes away. Lock in your favorite seat, or perhaps even upgrade to one with a bit more legroom, and fly to your destination in comfort.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
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.
Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?
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.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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