Travel Information

Arrival Information

Please note that we are unable to supply adaptors or any electrical equipment.


All FLTAs should try to schedule flights to arrive at Chicago O’Hare International Airport between 8 am and 6 pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Once an FLTA has booked his or her flight, they must fill out this form.

Lost Baggage


If your baggage does not arrive at O’Hare Airport, please make sure to report your missing luggage to the airline and give this as your address:

The Morris Inn
1399 N Notre Dame Ave
South Bend, IN 46617

The Morris Inn is right across the street from the McKenna Conference Center, and thus the above address is the best place for the airline to send your luggage.

Meeting Point and Bus Schedule

The Directors and CSLC Staff will be available 35 minutes before each scheduled departure time to greet FLTAs and transport them by coach to the University of Notre Dame.

All FLTAs should gather at the Meeting Point (pictured below) *inside* Terminal 5 (International Arrivals) at O’Hare International Airport (Chicago) 30 minutes before the next bus is scheduled to leave (local time), Saturday 4th August 2018. If you enter Terminal 5 via Gate B, turn left. If you enter Terminal 5 via Gate A, turn right.


Coach #1 departs from outside Terminal 5 for Notre Dame at 12:00pm

Coach #2 departs from outside Terminal 5 for Notre Dame at 3:00pm

Coach #3 departs from outside Terminal 5 for Notre Dame at 6:00pm

Coach #4 departs from outside Terminal 5 for Notre Dame at 9:30pm

All FLTAs will be responsible for their own luggage. No luggage porters will be supplied.



Departing Information/After the Orientation

All FLTAs will be returned to O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday (8th August). The bus(es) will depart from McKenna Hall for O’Hare Airport at 9:00 am SHARP. 

You will arrive at Terminal 1, 2, and 3 at O’Hare around 11:30 am. As such, FLTAs are strongly advised to book flights to their host institutions that depart O’Hare after 2:00 pm (local time).

There will only be this one bus departure time.

If you have a flight leaving before 2:00 pm, please consider making alternative airport transportation arrangements so as to make sure you do not miss your flight.

You can find a bus that will leave Notre Dame before 9:00 am and pick-up a block from McKenna Hall by going to this website:

Tickets will cost $42 if bought in advance.


Useful Links

Terminals at O’Hare Airport

Terminals at South Bend Airport

Coach USA
(In case you miss the bus)