Lincoln Airport Information
Nebraska's Lincoln Airport serves travelers to and from Lincoln and the surrounding areas. The airport is less than seven miles from downtown Lincoln, with easy access via the West Cornhusker Highway. When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Lincoln, you will be able to choose from all of the major airlines that service the airport.
Airport Parking in Lincoln
The Lincoln Airport offers two long-term parking lots, a short-term lot and a covered parking garage. All of the parking areas are just a short walk to the terminals. The short-term lot charges $52 per week, while the charge for garage parking is $54 per week. One long-term lot is located at the south end of the airport and the other is on the north side. Both lots charge a maximum of $5 per day or $30 per week. If you fill out a simple form on the airport's website, you will receive a park-for-less coupon good for rates of $3.75 per day or $20 per week at either of the long-term lots.
Ground Transportation in Lincoln
Although Lincoln doesn't have many choices when it comes to public transportation, you do have other options that will get you to the airport on time. The DashAbout Shuttle Company and Eppley Express both offer private or shared shuttle service from the downtown area to the airport. Taxis are also available for a rate of $2.75 plus an additional $2.75 for each mile. If you book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, your savings might be enough to cover the cost of a private car service.
Restaurants in Lincoln
You'll find a spacious food court at the Lincoln Airport, where you can get a quick beverage or a full meal. The food court is open from 5 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. seven days per week. If you are flying out at night and want a quick bite before you board, you will find several coffee shops and fast-food restaurants area on NW 12th or Bond Streets. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book cheap flights from Lincoln.
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.