Aer Lingus offers regular service between Manchester and Chicago. Fly from Manchester to Chicago with Aer Lingus and look forward to an Irish welcome on board.
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Book your flight to Chicago with Aer Lingus and enjoy a complimentary in-flight meal and our in-flight entertainment system. We've also introduced new, enhanced cleaning procedures and air filtering systems. Enjoy a safe and convenient flight and a warm Irish welcome on board.
The total flight time from Manchester to Chicago is approximately 7 hours and 45 minutes. The total distance is 6160km/3830 miles.
The largest city in the Midwest, Chicago offers amazing architectural beauty, incredible museums, and some of the best food in the US (including deep pan pizza). The "windy city" has an amazing atmosphere and is a great location for families, couples, backpackers, and business.
O'Hare Airport has several different transport options available. Trains such as the CTA "L" and Metra offer easy and economical travel. Also, a number of airport shuttles and regional buses service O'Hare, offering transportation for passengers in the city, suburbs and surrounding states.
Train: The Blue Line "L" train is open 24/7 and is probably the most efficient and cheapest way to get to your destination. It takes around 45 mins and costs about $5. It is located within O'Hare and you can get it from T1, T2 or T3.
Taxi/Rideshare: Both taxis and rideshare services are available at O'Hare Airport. It usually takes around 30 mins, but that really depends on the time of day you are traveling, it would cost around $30-$40.
Bus: While there are regional buses, the easiest option is the "Go Airport Express" Services which offers door-to-door downtown coverage including most Chicago neighbourhoods and suburbs.
A visitor, or temporary, visa is required of all visitors seeking to enter the USA with the exception of nationals of Canada and the 37 countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program. For more information please visit the US Travel department page. Travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program Requires ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) Approval. It's easy to apply for one online but be sure to have it completed at least 72 hours before your trip or you could be denied entry. For more information please visit Aer Lingus Passport and Visas.
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