Distance from Charlotte, NC to Chicago, IL


747 mi


14 hours 9 mins

Gas Cost

$55 - $106

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There are 587.50 miles from Charlotte to Chicago in northwest direction and 747 miles (1,202.18 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Charlotte and Chicago are 14 hours 9 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Charlotte, NC to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Frankfort, OH.

Please note the time difference between Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Charlotte is 4:20 pm and the current time in Chicago is 3:20 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 34.56 gallons of gas to cover the route between Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Charlotte to Chicago is $88.48.

During the route, an average car will release 677.14 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Halfway Point Between Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 39.463284 and -83.230553, or 39º 27' 47.8224" N, 83º 13' 49.9908" W. This location is 373.27 miles away from Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 7 hours 5 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Frankfort, OH, situated 395.42 miles from Charlotte, NC and 355.27 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 7 hours 31 mins to go from Charlotte to Frankfort and 6 hours 49 mins to go from Chicago to Frankfort.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Dayton, OH, and Indianapolis, IN.

Best Hotels In or Near Chicago, IL

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Charlotte, NC

Planning on renting a car to go from Charlotte, NC to Chicago, IL? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Charlotte, NC:


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From $14


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Weather in Charlotte and Chicago


Rain on Sunday, with temperatures falling to 55°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
56° 38° 64° 40° 61° 40° 55° 32° 61° 33°
11% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 70% Rain probability 16% Rain probability 27% Rain probability
3 79 degrees 10 205 degrees 8 300 degrees 2 234 degrees 4 198 degrees


Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures bottoming out at 34°F on Sunday.

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Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Wind Wind
45° 32° 47° 30° 34° 26° 48° 29° 48° 27°
72% Rain probability 97% Rain probability 22% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
15 178 degrees 13 327 degrees 13 290 degrees 17 221 degrees 11 269 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Charlotte, NC and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 587.50 mi 945.49 km 510.52 nautical mi
Driving distance 747 mi 1,202.18 km 649.13 nautical mi

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