Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Monterey, CA (MRY)

Flight distance from Chicago to Monterey (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Monterey Regional Airport) is 1844 miles / 2968 kilometers / 1603 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Monterey (MRY) is 2227 miles / 3584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY).

How far is Monterey from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1844.483 miles
• 2968.407 kilometers
• 1602.812 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
• 1840.254 miles
• 2961.601 kilometers
• 1599.137 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 Monterey Regional Airport
City: Monterey, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MRY
ICAO Code: KMRY
Coordinates: 36°35′13″N, 121°50′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Monterey is 2 hours. Monterey is 2 hours behind Chicago.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (449 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Monterey (MRY).

Distance:
1844
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1844

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