Distance from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC


There are 595 miles from Chicago and Washington and 701 miles by car.

Chicago and Washington are 12 hours 30 mins far apart (by car).

This is the best Chicago, IL - Washington, DC route.

Distance conversions

Ever wondered how far is Washington, DC from Chicago, IL? Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 595 mi 957 km 516 nautical mi
Driving distance 701 mi 1,128 km 608 nautical mi

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