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Should you choose Midway or O’Hare Airports?

Posted on: June 21st, 2016 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service No Comments

Midway or O’Hare Airports?

When traveling into or out of the Windy City, you have to choose between Midway and O’Hare airports. Is one better than the other?

One thing is for sure, choosing the perfect airport depends on your personal needs, but also on your destination.

Pontarelli Worldwide Group Transportation provides safe Chicago airport shuttle service to and from both O’Hare and Midway Airports.

Here are some useful tips to help you choose the right airport between the two for your next trip.


No matter the destination, airport security is an important aspect for every traveler. O’Hare airport is known for its long wait time at security, and this can be a problem especially when you are going on a business trip, and you are on a tight schedule. This means you have to arrive earlier at the airport, maybe 90 minutes earlier.

Midway airport usually opens additional security lines and delays and wait times are shorter at Midways than at O’Hare airport.

Number of Passengers

O’Hare Airport in known worldwide as a busy airport, in fact, is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is preferred for international flights, while Midway is better for domestic flights as it offers shorter lines.

Midway is located in a very accessible area, closer to downtown Chicago, which makes it a better option for business travelers.

Food Options

Regarding food, both airports offer a great variety of restaurants.

At Midway, you will find the food court immediately after security lines, and the options at O’Hare are even more excellent, the only inconvenient being that the food court is at a larger distance. At O’Hare, some restaurants are located in Terminal 3, but you will encounter others throughout the entire airport.

Midway presents an advantage for business travelers who are always in a hurry, and they want to grab a quick and healthy snack on the go since they don’t have to walk the entire airport to find their favorite restaurant.


Finding the best transportation service for both airports represents a real issue since shuttles don’t always respect their schedule or are crowded and uncomfortable.

Since O’Hare airport is located at a longer distance to downtown Chicago, taking a cab may be expensive.

Pontarelli Worldwide Group Transportation is a good option if you are heading into both Midway and O’Hare Airports.

If you are looking for a Chicago airport shuttle service, Pontarelli is the best choice for you. We offer airport transportation to and from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport.

Pontarelli’s Chicago airport shuttle service will relieve you from the stress that appears when having to travel by airplane.

You just have to worry about not forgetting something at home, leave the rest to us. Give us a call today and let professionals take you to or from the airport in a stress-free manner.

For more than 36 years, Pontarelli has provided the best Chicago airport shuttle service for both corporate and government clients. Every two seconds, our “Virtual Fleet” vehicle tracking lets us know your vehicle’s exact location. With Pontarelli’s Shuttle Bus Tracking Option, you and your riders have continuous access to the shuttle’s GPS location.

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