Selected fares from Brownsville to Chicago

Flights from Brownsville

Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

If you're planning to depart by air, Orbitz.com is a great resource for cheap flights from Brownsville. The main airport serving the city and surrounding areas is the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport. The airport is owned by the city and located about four miles east of downtown. Three commercial airlines fly out of the city: AeroMexico, American Airlines and United Airlines. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets on any one of these airlines. The local forecast office for the National Weather Service is also located at the airport.

Parking at the Airport

Both short- and long-term parking lots are located near the main terminal. An overflow lot is north of the terminal on Amelia Earhart Drive. For drop-offs, temporary parking in front of the terminal allows for quick unloading before departure.

Transportation to the Airport

An airport-island shuttle service operates throughout the day, seven days a week. Shuttles leave South Padre Island about every hour. The fare to ride the shuttle is $1.50. The WAVE bus line also provides transportation from within Brownsville to the airport. Several taxicab companies operate in Brownsville and frequently take passengers to the front of the airport terminal.

Restaurants at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

The U-Mix Cafe is a quaint coffeehouse located inside the airport at Brownsville. There are snacks and baked goods available as well. You can pick up a souvenir at one of the airport gift shops. Booking flights from Brownsville through Orbitz.com is a smart move because you won't have any last-minute surprises.

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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Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
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 ...

$229

$229
The Palmer House Hilton
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (735 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 ...

$192

$192
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 (566 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 ...

$139

$139
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ohare International Airport, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (157 reviews)

The only hotel on airport property, the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport is located 2 miles from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and the Rosemont Theatre, ...

$164

$164
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, ...

$220

$220
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (313 reviews)

The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront offers a newly renovated fresh look and is located two blocks from Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile shopping, and within ...

$209

$209
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,245 reviews)

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

$152

$152
MileNorth Hotel
MileNorth Hotel
166 E Superior Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (464 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 ...

$125

$125
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (755 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 ...

$169

$169
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 ...

$149

$149

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