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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Baltimore, MD (BWI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Baltimore (Chicago Midway International Airport – Baltimore–Washington International Airport) is 611 miles / 983 kilometers / 531 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) is 702 miles / 1130 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI).

How far is Baltimore from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 610.620 miles
  • 982.697 kilometers
  • 530.614 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
  • 609.283 miles
  • 980.547 kilometers
  • 529.453 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 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

B Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Baltimore is 1 hour. Baltimore is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Baltimore, MD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Baltimore (BWI).

Distance:
611
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
611

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