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

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

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Chicago (ORD) is 823 miles / 1325 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 34 minutes.

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

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

How far is Chicago from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Chicago. 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 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EDT

Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Chicago (ORD).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
642

Round trip?