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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Chicago to Indianapolis (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers / 154 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) is 204 miles / 328 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

How far is Indianapolis from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 177.385 miles
  • 285.473 kilometers
  • 154.143 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
  • 177.461 miles
  • 285.596 kilometers
  • 154.209 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Indianapolis, IN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
177
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
177

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