# How far is Chicago, IL, from Philadelphia, PA?

The distance between Philadelphia (Philadelphia International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 678 miles / 1091 kilometers / 589 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago (ORD) is 777 miles / 1251 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 34 minutes.

678
Miles
1091
Kilometers
589
Nautical miles
1 h 47 min
122 kg

## Distance from Philadelphia to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Philadelphia to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 677.865 miles
• 1090.918 kilometers
• 589.048 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 676.254 miles
• 1088.325 kilometers
• 587.649 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Philadelphia to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour and 47 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Philadelphia to Chicago generates about 122 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 122 kilograms equals 269 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

Origin Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W
Destination 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