Map of flight path and driving directions from Cleveland to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from Cleveland?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cleveland and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 306.801 miles
- 493.749 kilometers
- 266.603 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
- 306.014 miles
- 492.482 kilometers
- 265.919 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Cleveland and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Cleveland.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (155 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cleveland (CLE) → Chicago (MDW).