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Flights from Buffalo

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

With more than 100 flights taking off from its runways every day, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport is the most popular airport for people living in the area. Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Buffalo that leave any day and reach any destination of your choosing. The airport is less than 10 miles from the Buffalo city limits and around a 30-minute drive from downtown. Delta, jetBlue, United, and American Airlines are just a few of the carriers offering international and domestic flights from this airport.

Getting to the Airport

In addition to driving, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport offers several other transportation options. Taxis and limousines let you skip the long-term parking and get to the airport quickly. Renting a limo might cost more than $100, while a taxi ride can cost $20 or less. Several shuttles depart from local hotels, such as the Holiday Inn and the Hyatt Regency. Even if you do not stay at the hotel, some hotels will let you ride the shuttle for a small fee.

Parking Your Vehicle

The Buffalo Niagara International Airport has several long-term parking areas. The cost ranges from $10 to $13 per day, depending on the lot. The preferred long-term parking area charges $78 for one week, while the other lots charge $50-55 for a week of parking.

Restaurants at the Airport

If you have some free time available, you can have a drink or get a snack from one of the on-site restaurants before getting in the air. The Coffee Beanery, Lake Erie Grille, Jake's Bistro & News, and Blue Zone are a few of the more popular options. Orbitz.com can make planning your trip easier by helping you find great and inexpensive flights from Buffalo.

Flights to Chicago

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.

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Hotels in Chicago

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Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
111 West Adams Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (561 reviews)

Club Quarters is a club-like hotel in the center of the Loop, Chicago’s central business district. A short walk to Symphony Center, the Art Institute, Board ...

$112

$112
The Palmer House Hilton
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (734 reviews)

This 1925 Beaux Arts-style Chicago hotel is steps from Millennium Park, 2 blocks from Macy's and the Art Institute, and 1 mile from Lake Michigan, Magnificent ...

$132

$132
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E Chestnut St, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Located 1 block from Rush Street nightclubs, Oak Street shopping, and the Magnificent Mile, this 32-story Gold Coast hotel is 2 blocks from the John Hancock ...

$176

$176
MileNorth Hotel
MileNorth Hotel
166 E Superior Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (462 reviews)

Situated in Chicago, this boutique hotel is steps from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Water Tower. John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower are also ...

$134

$134
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,239 reviews)

Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.

$116

$116
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (239 reviews)

The 45-story Fairmont Chicago hotel is adjacent to Millennium Park, a half-block from Michigan Avenue, and 3 blocks from Lake Michigan; Navy Pier, Art Institute, ...

$203

$203
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (753 reviews)

This Magnificent Mile hotel is located among Chicago's world-class shopping, restaurants and attractions. The Navy Pier, Millennium Park and Art Institute are ...

$149

$149
Millennium Knickerbocker
Millennium Knickerbocker
163 East Walton Place, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (229 reviews)

This 1927 landmark Chicago hotel is a half block from Michigan Avenue/Magnificent Mile shopping, two blocks from Oak Street shopping and Water Tower Place. Lake ...

$144

$144
The Whitehall Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,130 reviews)

Built in 1927, this Chicago hotel is one block from Michigan Avenue shopping and Rush Street restaurants and nightlife; Lake Michigan is within five blocks.

$111

$111
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (252 reviews)

This 39-story Chicago hotel is across the river from Magnificent Mile shopping, six blocks from Lake Michigan, and a half-mile from the Loop's theater district ...

$170

$170

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