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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Austin, TX (AUS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Austin (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Austin–Bergstrom International Airport) is 978 miles / 1573 kilometers / 850 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Austin (AUS) is 1133 miles / 1824 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

How far is Austin from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Austin. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 977.656 miles
  • 1573.385 kilometers
  • 849.560 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
  • 978.390 miles
  • 1574.566 kilometers
  • 850.198 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 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

B Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
City: Austin, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AUS
ICAO Code: KAUS
Coordinates: 30°11′40″N, 97°40′11″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Austin.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Austin, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Austin (AUS).

Distance:
978
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
978

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