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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Cincinnati, KY (CVG)

Flight distance from Chicago to Cincinnati (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport) is 264 miles / 425 kilometers / 230 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Cincinnati (CVG) is 311 miles / 500 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).

How far is Cincinnati from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 264.390 miles
  • 425.494 kilometers
  • 229.748 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
  • 264.322 miles
  • 425.385 kilometers
  • 229.689 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 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City: Cincinnati, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CVG
ICAO Code: KCVG
Coordinates: 39°2′55″N, 84°40′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Cincinnati is 1 hour. Cincinnati is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Cincinnati, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (141 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Cincinnati (CVG).

Distance:
264
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
264

Round trip?