# How far is Minneapolis, MN, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago Midway International Airport) and Minneapolis (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 349 miles / 561 kilometers / 303 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 416 miles / 669 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 51 minutes.

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## Distance from Chicago to Minneapolis

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Minneapolis. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 348.637 miles
• 561.077 kilometers
• 302.957 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 348.164 miles
• 560.316 kilometers
• 302.547 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Minneapolis?

The estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Chicago and Minneapolis?

There is no time difference between Chicago and Minneapolis.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

On average, flying from Chicago to Minneapolis generates about 76 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 76 kilograms equals 168 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 Minneapolis

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W