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Chicago travel tips

1) Climb up to 360 Chicago observation deck to enjoy the view of the city

The 360 Chicago Observation Deck is located on the 94th floor at the John Hancock Center. You can visit it for $25. An additional $3.5 will allow you to get here anytime within the next 48 hours and enjoy both daytime and evening views.

2) Better avoid travelling to Chicago in winter unless you want to freeze to the bone

In winter, strong winds blow in Chicago, and the average temperature is –6 degrees Celsius. However, if you are going to enjoy the local museums, you will not feel any discomfort. Alternatively, you can ride the free skating rink at Millenium Park in winter or take a ride on the HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR Christmas tram. Such tours start at 360 Chicago. The cost is $32.

3) Some museums in Chicago do not have a fixed entry price

Some museums in Chicago (such as the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Oriental Institute Museum) have suggested ticket prices or accept donations. You can leave less or more or pay nothing at all.

Travelers usually depart from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Atlanta Bus Station, Atlanta - Peachtree, Atlanta-Civic Center Bus stop, or DeKalb–Peachtree when they travel from Atlanta 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 Atlanta and Chicago is 977 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air, and Frontier Airlines. Atlanta and Chicago have 266 direct flights per week.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Atlanta to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Atlanta and Chicago takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Atlanta and Chicago?
The flight distance between Atlanta and Chicago is 977 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Atlanta and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Atlanta and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Atlanta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Atlanta and London, Manchester, San Francisco, New York, Hyderabad, Orlando, Los Angeles, Toronto, Calgary, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Reykjavik, Miami, Dublin, Mexico City, St. Louis, Montreal, Boston, Denver, Seattle.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Dublin, Manchester, Toronto, Athens, Orlando, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Vilnius, New York, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denver, Bangkok, Minneapolis, Riga, Glasgow, Austin, San Juan, Edmonton.
Which airports are there in Atlanta?
Atlanta is mainly served by Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International. But there are other airports nearby, including DeKalb–Peachtree.
What airports are near Atlanta?
The main airport in Atlanta is Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International. It is also served by McGhee Tyson, Greenville–Spartanburg International, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International, Chattanooga Metropolitan, Augusta Regional, Montgomery Regional, Southwest Georgia Regional, Middle Georgia Regional, Columbus Metropolitan, Athens Ben Epps.
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 Atlanta?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Atlanta, including Southeastern Stages, Greyhound.
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