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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Newark, NJ (EWR)

Flight distance from Chicago to Newark (Chicago Midway International Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 711 miles / 1144 kilometers / 618 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Newark (EWR) is 784 miles / 1262 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

How far is Newark from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 710.830 miles
  • 1143.970 kilometers
  • 617.694 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
  • 709.032 miles
  • 1141.077 kilometers
  • 616.132 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 New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Newark, NJ

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (277 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Newark (EWR).

Distance:
711
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
711

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