# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and La Crosse, WI (LSE)

Flight distance from Chicago to La Crosse (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – La Crosse Regional Airport) is 215 miles / 346 kilometers / 187 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE) is 269 miles / 433 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to La Crosse.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE).

## How far is La Crosse from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 214.720 miles
• 345.559 kilometers
• 186.587 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
• 214.436 miles
• 345.102 kilometers
• 186.340 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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B La Crosse Regional Airport
City: La Crosse, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LSE
ICAO Code: KLSE
Coordinates: 43°52′44″N, 91°15′24″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and La Crosse.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → La Crosse (LSE).

Distance:
215
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
215

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