Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Rochester.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).
How far is Rochester from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Rochester. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 523.048 miles
- 841.764 kilometers
- 454.516 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
- 521.725 miles
- 839.635 kilometers
- 453.367 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Rochester (ROC).