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How far is New York, NY, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to New York (JFK) is 830 miles / 1335 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 28 minutes.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport

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740
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1191
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643
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Distance from Chicago to New York

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 739.950 miles
  • 1190.834 kilometers
  • 642.999 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
  • 738.088 miles
  • 1187.837 kilometers
  • 641.381 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 New York?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 1 hour and 54 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and New York?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

On average, flying from Chicago to New York generates about 129 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 129 kilograms equals 284 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 New York

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to New York (JFK)

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