Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area
Spending the night at the airport
O'Hare airport is a very crowded place that operates with numerous flights and connections, so movement is constant. It is recommended to have a sleeping bag, blankets, an eyemask and earplugs. In the case that your flight is cancelled, the airport staff can provide you with a sleeping cot.
Where to rest: Mostly, seats inside the terminal are not very comfortable, although you will find a few padded benches in concourses H, K, L and T, and right after the security control of Terminal 5. Inside every terminal, there are VIP lounges for passengers with a bigger budget or that qualify to enter for free. In addition, there is a hotel across from Terminal 2.
Baggage: There are no luggage storage offices inside this airport.
Eating and drinking: Throughout the enclosure, you will find several options open during the night, although prices can be pretty high.
Restrooms: Showers available only inside the Admirals Club lounges.
Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, commercial stores, nursing rooms, children's playground.
The Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport is located opposite Terminal 2 and is connected to all terminals through covered walkways and the ATS train. There are many other accommodations nearby, among them:
Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Best Western at O'Hare (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
The Rose Hotel Chicago O'Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare - Rosemont (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chicago O'Hare Airport (2.9 km/1.8 miles)