Getting To (and Around) Chicago

Photo of Chicago's skyline from the lake

Flying to Chicago

United Airlines Logo

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel.

To make flight instructions online please click on discount code ZMF6512514.

MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122.

  • Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Saturday – Sunday:  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.

Getting to and from the Airports

Chicago Midway International Airport - 5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638
Transportation information to and from Midway International Airport

O'Hare International Airport - 10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666
Transportation information to and from O'Hare International Airport

Getting around Chicago

Car Rental

Auto Rental - Budget

Make your budget go further by getting a great deal on a great car from Budget. As an ALA member, you’ll get an amazing deal every time you rent – up to 25% off Budget’s great rates. To book your car, visit Budget Car Rental or call toll free 1-800-527-0700 and mention the ALA Budget Discount number (BCD): R584716 to receive your discount. Make the smart choice, rent Budget and start saving today!

Auto Rental - Avis

You can save up to 25% off your next car rental while experiencing the comfort and reliability that come with renting from Avis. With 4,800 locations in over 140 countries, there's always an Avis nearby to help you with your car rental needs. To rent a car, visit Avis or call toll free at 1-800-331-1212. And remember to use your ALA Avis Discount number (AWD): B155116 to enjoy these special savings.

Local Taxi Cab Companies

Flash Cab - 773-561-4444

Yellow Cab - 312-829-4222

Local Ridesharing

Uber - Chicago


Shuttle Buses

To/From McCormick Place Chicago and the official ALA-blocked hotels.


Take a look at the great things you can do while in Chicago!

ALA's Guide to Chicago Attractions
– Learn More.

Where to eat near McCormick Place Chicago!
– A guide to fine food and drink in the area.

NASCAR Chicago Street Race
Chicago Local Guide

Three photos of Chicago showing a river boat tour, Michigan Avenue, and an aerial view of the south-side with stadium in foreground.