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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Indianapolis is 1 hour. Indianapolis is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Indianapolis (IND).