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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Chicago to Rochester (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 268 miles / 432 kilometers / 233 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Rochester (RST) is 339 miles / 546 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 268.364 miles
  • 431.889 kilometers
  • 233.202 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
  • 267.885 miles
  • 431.120 kilometers
  • 232.786 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Rochester.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Rochester, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (142 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
268
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
268

Round trip?