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Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

Seattle, Washington
posts: 7
reviews: 1
Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

We have an approx 3 hour layover at O'Hare landing at terminal 1 and leaving out of terminal 5. Is this enough time to get a bite to eat in terminal 1 and get to terminal 5? how do we get to terminal 5, is there a shuttle?

South Pole
posts: 15,408
reviews: 39
1. Re: Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

a 'train' runs between the terminals.

and yes u should have time for a bite at T1. do it airside.

Park City, Utah
Destination Expert
for Utah, Winter Sports
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reviews: 205
2. Re: Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

The train is very fast and efficient. As noted, do make sure you get something airside before you go outside security. There's nothing outside security and really nothing that I recall in T5. Lots of choices in Terminal 1, or you can even walk to other terminals for other food choices if you wish.

Good luck.

Chicago, Illinois
posts: 6,358
reviews: 75
3. Re: Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

T5 used to be god awful with not a single restaurant. But they are part way into a renovation. The airport hired a new concession company. Have not been yet but some places are open now for the summer travel season. When complete, it should not be such a problem anymore.

Chicago, Illinois
Destination Expert
for Food and Travel
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4. Re: Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

Hello d n

Yes with 3 full hours you will have plenty of time

As stated above make sure to eat before exiting security in terminal #1 unfortunately the improvements in terminal #5 are still not what I would call fully up to par yet. Additionally many more dining options to choose from in #1 i.e. (cuisine, price point, etc.)

To get to terminal #5 Yes take the shuttle train it is very efficient fast and easily navigable

Best

SEBESZ

5. Re: Ohare terminal 1 to terminal 5

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