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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from New York to Chicago (New York LaGuardia Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 733 miles / 1180 kilometers / 637 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD) is 817 miles / 1315 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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 New York and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
733
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
733

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