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How far is Chicago, IL, from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 733 miles / 1180 kilometers / 637 nautical miles.

The driving distance from New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD) is 816 miles / 1313 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 18 minutes.

New York LaGuardia Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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733
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1180
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637
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Distance from New York to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 733.245 miles
  • 1180.043 kilometers
  • 637.173 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 731.389 miles
  • 1177.057 kilometers
  • 635.560 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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from New York LaGuardia Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour and 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Chicago?

The time difference between New York and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind New York.

Flight carbon footprint between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from New York to Chicago generates about 128 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 128 kilograms equals 283 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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

Airlines flying from New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD)

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