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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Chicago to Richmond (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 642 miles / 1033 kilometers / 558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Richmond (RIC) is 823 miles / 1324 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 642.040 miles
  • 1033.263 kilometers
  • 557.917 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
  • 641.035 miles
  • 1031.646 kilometers
  • 557.044 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Richmond, VA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
642
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
642

Round trip?