Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Cancún (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 1444 miles / 2324 kilometers / 1255 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Cancún (CUN) is 2868 miles / 4616 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 39 minutes.

Chicago – Cancún

Distance arrow
1444
Miles
Distance arrow
2324
Kilometers
Distance arrow
1255
Nautical miles

How far is Cancún from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Chicago time to Cancún time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Cancún generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, 176 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Cancún (CUN)

American Airlines
United Airlines