Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (ORD)


Possibility to spend the night at Chicago O'Hare airport (ORD), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Please note that some published services and schedules may be subject to change. If the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are about to board.

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.


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Nearby Hotels

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 that you can find on the map below:


Latest updates: May 20, 2024

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