# How far is Pittsburgh, PA, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago Midway International Airport) and Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh International Airport) is 402 miles / 647 kilometers / 349 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) is 451 miles / 726 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 27 minutes.

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## Distance from Chicago to Pittsburgh

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 402.184 miles
• 647.253 kilometers
• 349.489 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
• 401.228 miles
• 645.714 kilometers
• 348.658 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 Pittsburgh?

The estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

On average, flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 84 kilograms equals 186 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 Pittsburgh

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

## 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W