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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Nashville, TN (BNA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Nashville (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Nashville International Airport) is 409 miles / 658 kilometers / 356 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Nashville (BNA) is 494 miles / 795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Nashville International Airport (BNA).

How far is Nashville from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 409.171 miles
  • 658.497 kilometers
  • 355.560 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
  • 409.786 miles
  • 659.486 kilometers
  • 356.094 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 Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Nashville.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Nashville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (187 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Nashville (BNA).

Distance:
409
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
409

Round trip?