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Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Nashville to Chicago (Nashville International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 409 miles / 658 kilometers / 356 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Chicago (ORD) is 491 miles / 790 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nashville to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Nashville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 409.171 miles
  • 658.497 kilometers
  • 355.560 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
  • 409.786 miles
  • 659.486 kilometers
  • 356.094 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).

Airport information


A Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Nashville and Chicago.

Time Difference

Nashville, TN

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (188 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nashville (BNA) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
409
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
409

Round trip?