# Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Chicago (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 349 miles / 561 kilometers / 303 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago (MDW) is 413 miles / 664 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Minneapolis and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

## Airport information

A 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

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Chicago.

CDT

CDT

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 76 kg (168 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
349
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
349

Round trip?