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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Nashville, TN (BNA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Nashville (Chicago Midway International Airport – Nashville International Airport) is 395 miles / 635 kilometers / 343 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Nashville (BNA) is 475 miles / 765 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 51 minutes.

Chicago – Nashville

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395
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635
Kilometers
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343
Nautical miles

How far is Nashville from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 394.790 miles
  • 635.354 kilometers
  • 343.064 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
  • 395.397 miles
  • 636.330 kilometers
  • 343.591 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Nashville International Airport is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Chicago and Nashville.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Nashville generates about 83 kg of CO2 per passenger, 83 kilograms is equal to 183 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Nashville

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Airport information

Origin Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W
Destination Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Nashville (BNA)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines