# Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Monterey, CA (MRY)

Flight distance from Chicago to Monterey (Chicago Midway International Airport – Monterey Regional Airport) is 1852 miles / 2981 kilometers / 1610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Monterey (MRY) is 2227 miles / 3584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 28 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Monterey.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY).

## How far is Monterey from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1852.336 miles
• 2981.046 kilometers
• 1609.636 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
• 1848.076 miles
• 2974.190 kilometers
• 1605.934 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Monterey Regional Airport
City: Monterey, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MRY
ICAO Code: KMRY
Coordinates: 36°35′13″N, 121°50′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Monterey is 2 hours. Monterey is 2 hours behind Chicago.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (450 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Monterey (MRY).

Distance:
1852
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1852

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