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Distance between Cincinnati, KY (CVG) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Cincinnati to Chicago (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 264 miles / 425 kilometers / 230 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Cincinnati (CVG) to Chicago (ORD) is 313 miles / 504 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Cincinnati?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 264.390 miles
  • 425.494 kilometers
  • 229.748 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
  • 264.322 miles
  • 425.385 kilometers
  • 229.689 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 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City: Cincinnati, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CVG
ICAO Code: KCVG
Coordinates: 39°2′55″N, 84°40′4″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

The time difference between Cincinnati and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Cincinnati.

Time Difference

Cincinnati, KY

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (136 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cincinnati (CVG) → Chicago (ORD).

Air miles:
264
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
264

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