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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Dallas to Chicago (Dallas Love Field – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 798 miles / 1285 kilometers / 694 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Chicago (ORD) is 930 miles / 1497 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 47 minutes.

Dallas – Chicago

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798
Miles
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1285
Kilometers
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694
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 798.248 miles
  • 1284.655 kilometers
  • 693.658 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
  • 798.477 miles
  • 1285.024 kilometers
  • 693.858 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 Dallas Love Field to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Dallas and Chicago.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Dallas to Chicago generates about 135 kg of CO2 per passenger, 135 kilograms is equal to 297 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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