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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Chicago (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 334 miles / 538 kilometers / 290 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago (ORD) is 394 miles / 634 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

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)
  • 334.149 miles
  • 537.761 kilometers
  • 290.368 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
  • 333.674 miles
  • 536.996 kilometers
  • 289.955 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

B Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Chicago.

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (164 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
334
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
334

Round trip?