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Chicago travel tips

1) Walk the halls of the Art Institute of Chicago, the museum and the oldest educational institution in the U.S.

The Chicago Art Institute is a complex of high-rise buildings and cultural and educational centres. This is where modern art begins — at the hands of famous teachers and talented graduates. In the same place, there is an art museum with exhibitions of American impressionists.

2) Try rootbeer at one of the bars in Chicago

Rootbeer is a classic American drink. The maximum percentage of alcohol in it is 0.5%. It looks like a potion, but many locals like it. You can try rootbeer at many bars in Chicago, like Au Cheval.

3) Taxis in Chicago are expensive, so avoid them or use apps

Taxis in Chicago are very expensive! The mounting fee is $3.25. Then you pay $2.60 per mile (1.6 km). Avoid taxis whenever possible, or use popular apps like Uber, Lyft, and Via. The latter is the cheapest one.

Travelers usually depart from Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi when they travel from Athens to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Athens and Chicago is 8779 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, United Airlines, Finnair, Lufthansa, and Delta Air Lines. Athens and Chicago have 354 direct flights per week.

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American Airlines on Saturdays.

Finnair on Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Athens to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
FinnairFINAYYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Athens to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Athens and Chicago takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between Athens and Chicago?
The flight distance between Athens and Chicago is 8779 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Athens and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Athens and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Finnair, British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Larnaca, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Vienna, Santorini, Budapest, Brussels, Milan, Chania, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, Edinburgh, Rome, New York, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Mykonos.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Dublin, Manchester, Toronto, Orlando, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Vilnius, New York, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denver, Bangkok, Minneapolis, Riga, Glasgow, Austin, San Juan, Edmonton, Tallinn.
Which airports are there in Athens?
Athens is mainly served by Athens International. But there are other airports nearby, including Athen Helenikon Airport.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Kalamata International, Milos Island National, Araxos.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, University of Illinois Willard.
What buses and trains depart from Athens?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Athens, including Infobus, Union Ivkoni.
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