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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Chicago to New York (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 733 miles / 1180 kilometers / 637 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to New York (LGA) is 818 miles / 1316 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 19 minutes.

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 LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 733.245 miles
  • 1180.043 kilometers
  • 637.173 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
  • 731.389 miles
  • 1177.057 kilometers
  • 635.560 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
733
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
733

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