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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Chicago (Indianapolis International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers / 154 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago (ORD) is 205 miles / 330 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 177.385 miles
  • 285.473 kilometers
  • 154.143 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
  • 177.461 miles
  • 285.596 kilometers
  • 154.209 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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 Indianapolis and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Indianapolis.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
177
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
177

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