# How far is Cancún from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Cancún (Cancún International Airport) is 1444 miles / 2324 kilometers / 1255 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Cancún (CUN) is 2825 miles / 4546 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 55 hours 52 minutes.

1444
Miles
2324
Kilometers
1255
Nautical miles
3 h 14 min
176 kg

## Distance from Chicago to Cancún

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Cancún. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1444.156 miles
• 2324.144 kilometers
• 1254.937 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
• 1448.197 miles
• 2330.647 kilometers
• 1258.449 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 Chicago to Cancún?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Cancún International Airport is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Cancún International Airport (CUN)

On average, flying from Chicago to Cancún generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 176 kilograms equals 388 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W