How far is Chicago from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 228.346 miles
- 367.487 kilometers
- 198.427 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
- 227.763 miles
- 366.548 kilometers
- 197.920 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).
Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is 55 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).
Detroit to Chicago flight path
Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → Chicago (MDW).