Flights from Florianopolis
Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights from Florianópolis, check out Orbitz.com. If you're on a budget, the site can help you find the lowest prices on flights, hotels and rental cars. Flights out of Florianópolis leave from Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport. The airport is located nine miles from downtown Florianópolis and receives flights from all over South America. If you're coming from other international destinations, you'll need to connect in Sao Paulo.
Transportation to Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport
To get to the airport, you can travel by one of the red buses marked "Correador Sudoeste" that travel back and forth to the airport from the city's Rua Antonia Luz terminal. The bus fare is bout $1.50. A taxi from the center of town to the airport should cost about $17.
Parking at the Airport
Both long-term and short-term parking are available at the airport. Short-term parking costs about $9 per day, and long-term parking costs about $6 per day.
Dining at the Airport
If you're hungry before an early morning flight, the Bulebar Café is a great place to get coffee or a full meal. You can also get a bite to eat at Conquilha, which serves snacks as well as meals. Let Orbitz.com function as your flight planner so that you can book your cheap flights from Florianópolis and stick to your budget.
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
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