Chicago to Tampa Flights
Chicago Airports: O'Hare and Midway
There are two major international airports serving the greater Chicago area. O'Hare International Airport, the fourth busiest airport in the world with more than sixty-six million travellers per year, is located at 10000 West O'Hare Avenue, just nineteen miles north-west of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located at 5600 South Cicero Avenue, just eleven miles south-west of the city's centre. The two airports are serviced by most major domestic airlines and many of the largest international air passenger carriers, offering direct and connecting flights to cities across the country and around the world. Visit ebookers when you're ready to begin your travel planning to get access to some of the most affordable air fares available.
Parking at the Chicago Airports
O'Hare and Midway both offer a variety of parking options, including hourly, daily, short-term, long-term, and economy parking. Expect to pay between $14 and $53 per day at Midway airport, plus city and country taxes. O'Hare offers rates of $9 to $53 per day for parking. The $9 rate is offered in the economy lot, which also offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. There are several hotels that offer stay-and-park options near both airports as well as off-site lots that also offer free shuttle service to and from the airports.
Ground Transportation in Chicago
The most affordable airport transportation options are the CTL "L" train or the Pace bus. Both offer scheduled service to and from the airports for just a few dollars. You can also hop on the Metra North Central Service train to get to O'Hare. Taxis are plentiful in the Chicago area. Expect to pay between $35 and $40 to get to O'Hare from downtown Chicago and $25 to $30 to Midway. Once you've figured out your ground transportation in Chicago, visit ebookers to reserve your rental car at your final destination.
Restaurants at Chicago Airports
Midway airport offers a variety of eating places throughout the terminals and in the airport's food court. You'll be able to grab a bite at eateries such as Hudson's Euro Café, Get Snacked, and Manny's Express. At O'Hare, you'll have even more options. You can grab a pretzel at Auntie Anne's, get a cup of java at Berghoff Café, indulge in tasty baked goods at Brioche Doree, or get a healthy smoothie at B-Smooth. If you prefer to nosh before you arrive at the airport, you'll find plenty of diners, cafes, and coffee shops surrounding each of the airports in and around the Chicago suburbs.
Arriving at Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport is located approximately five miles west of downtown Tampa and services most major airlines with direct daily and connecting flights to national and international destinations. For convenient booking and great deals on flights to Tampa, be sure to visit ebookers.
Transportation from the Airport
If you prefer public transportation, there are three bus services located at the airport: HART, Greyhound, and Red Coach. For quicker private options, taxi services are available at $2 plus $2.25 per mile with a minimum fee of $15 and a maximum flat rate of $25 to the city centre Tampa. If you prefer to drive yourself, you can rent a vehicle from one of the many rental car agencies located in each of the baggage claim areas. You can also make transportation arrangements ahead of time by visiting ebookers.
Tampa Weather Conditions
January, February, and March are the best times to visit Tampa because the weather is usually warm with low humidity and averages a comfortable 22°C. During the summer months, temperatures rise to a hot and muggy 32°C with frequent afternoon thundershowers and lightning storms. If you can stand the heat, however, you'll find great off-season hotel rates and fewer crowds during the summer months. May, October, and November are also good times to visit if you prefer a balance between smaller crowds and comfortable weather.
Popular Attractions in Tampa
Many travellers head to Tampa just for the beaches, but there are plenty of other things to do, including Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, Busch Gardens, and the Adventure Island water park. When you need a break from the sun and heat, you can spend a few hours at the Tampa Museum of Art or the Tampa Bay History Centre, and sports lovers can take in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers football game or Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game during the appropriate seasons. Whatever your plans are, make your first stop at ebookers to find great deals on flights to Tampa.
Cheap flights from Chicago to Tampa
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Chicago and Tampa airports and terminals
Airports in ChicagoIL, US
Midway Airport (MDW)
Distance from City Center: 15.3 kilometers
O'Hare Airport (ORD)
Distance from City Center: 24.3 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to TPA
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 3 American Airlines
Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Tampa
- 5 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Tampa today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 2h 34m.
- United Airlines flight 1271 (08:05 GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today’s earliest available flight from Chicago to Tampa.
- United Airlines flight 1234 (13:56 GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today’s latest available flight from Chicago to Tampa.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from Chicago to Tampa (United Airlines flight 1234, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 34m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from Chicago to Tampa (American Airlines flight 2327, McDonnell Douglas MD-80) takes 2h 35m.
Aircraft options between Chicago and Tampa
|Boeing 737-700 Passenger||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Boeing 757-200 Passenger||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Boeing 737-900 Passenger||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Airbus Industrie A319||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Boeing 737-800 Passenger||United Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways|
|McDonnell Douglas MD-80||American Airlines|
|McDonnell Douglas MD-83||American Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A320||United Airlines, US Airways|
Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Tampa on Mon, Dec 9, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|United Airlines||UA1293||ORD||07:30||TPA||11:04||738||2hr 34min|
|US Airways||US6446||ORD||07:30||TPA||11:04||738||2hr 34min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL2030/DL1891||MDW||06:00||TPA||11:25||320/757||4hr 25min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL977/DL1891||ORD||06:00||TPA||11:25||M90/757||4hr 25min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA2600/UA2466||ORD||05:40||TPA||11:25||321/320||4hr 45min|
|US Airways/US Airways||US1836/US1925||ORD||05:40||TPA||11:25||321/320||4hr 45min|
|US Airways/United Airlines||US1836/UA2466||ORD||05:40||TPA||11:25||321/320||4hr 45min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA6480/UA4140||ORD||06:00||TPA||11:26||CR7/ERJ||4hr 26min|
|US Airways/United Airlines||US6934/UA4140||ORD||06:00||TPA||11:26||CR7/ERJ||4hr 26min|
|AirTran Airways/AirTran Airways||FL2564/FL303||MDW||06:20||TPA||11:29||73H/717||4hr 9min|
|Spirit Airlines||NK729||ORD||08:00||TPA||11:34||320||2hr 34min|
|American Airlines||AA229||ORD||08:00||TPA||11:35||M80||2hr 35min|
|American Airlines/Delta Air Lines||AA3049/DL2091||ORD||06:25||TPA||12:29||CR7/757||5hr 4min|
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