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Distance from Dallas (US) to Chicago (US)

Name Dallas Chicago
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 32.802955 / -96.769923 41.878114 / -87.629798
Time zone America/Chicago America/Chicago
Straight distance from Dallas to Chicago is 1291 kilometers (802 miles).

Travel information from Dallas to Chicago

The approximate time of a journey between Dallas (US) and Chicago (US) is calculated based on the air-line distance of 802 miles (1291 km) and the average speed of the transport mode by which you prefer to travel: by plane, car, bus, train or ship.

If the chosen way involves stops and transfers, you must take into account many hours of possible delays when planning a route from Dallas to Chicago.

But a direct flight will take 1 hour, 26 minutes.

Depart from Dallas (US)
Arrives in Chicago (US)
Dallas to Chicago distance 1291 km / 802 mil
Avg car duration 14 hours, 20 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 21 hours, 30 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 12 hours, 54 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 26 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from Dallas (DFW) to Chicago (CHI)?

Straight line flight distance 802 miles.

Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
DAL ORD WN 755 0 0 150 902,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

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There are many ways to find how far is Dallas from Chicago, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 32.802955 / -96.769923 and 41.878114 / -87.629798.


Dallas to Chicago map route

When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Dallas (US) from Chicago (US) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Dallas to Chicago amounts to 1291 km / 802 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 32.802955 / -96.769923 and coordinates to 41.878114 / -87.629798.

The flight time of 1 hour, 32 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Dallas (US) to Chicago (US) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/Chicago / America/Chicago.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Dallas and Chicago is 1291 kilometers = 802 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Dallas (32.802955 / -96.769923) to Chicago (41.878114 / -87.629798) is 802 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Chicago takes approximately 1 hour, 26 minutes.
It will take you about 21 hours, 30 minutes to drive from Dallas, US to Chicago, US, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Chicago.