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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Indianapolis and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Indianapolis.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Indianapolis (IND) → Chicago (ORD).