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

The distance between Minneapolis (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 334 miles / 538 kilometers / 290 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago (ORD) is 394 miles / 634 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 11 minutes.

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## Distance from Minneapolis to Chicago

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

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour and 7 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Chicago.

## Flight carbon footprint between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Minneapolis to Chicago generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 74 kilograms equals 164 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

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