• Open Settings in Chrome
  • Select Search Engine
  • Choose Manage search engines
  • Click Add
  • Enter following information for the new search engine
    Search engine: exit address ←use any arbitrary name
    Keyword: quit ←this keyword can be any arbitrary name, will be the shortcut
    URL with %s in place of query: javascript: ←this must be fixed.
  • Click Add

From now on, you can exit/leave the address bar in chrome by typing quit followed by Enter.