Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Chicago (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Chicago (ORD) is 712 miles / 1146 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 54 minutes.

Atlanta – Chicago

Distance arrow
606
Miles
Distance arrow
975
Kilometers
Distance arrow
526
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Atlanta?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 605.810 miles
  • 974.957 kilometers
  • 526.435 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 606.663 miles
  • 976.329 kilometers
  • 527.176 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Atlanta and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Atlanta.
Atlanta time to Chicago time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Atlanta to Chicago generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, 113 kilograms is equal to 250 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W