How far is Detroit from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Detroit. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 228.346 miles
- 367.487 kilometers
- 198.427 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
- 227.763 miles
- 366.548 kilometers
- 197.920 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).
Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 55 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).
Chicago to Detroit flight path
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Detroit (DTW).