Distance from Chicago, IL to Amarillo, TX

Distance

1,048 mi

Time

18 hours 51 mins

Gas Cost

$77 - $149

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There are 892.89 miles from Chicago to Amarillo in southwest direction and 1,048 miles (1,686.59 kilometers) by car, following the I-44 route.

Chicago and Amarillo are 18 hours 51 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Amarillo, TX. The halfway point is Mount Vernon, MO.

Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 10:09 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 48.51 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Amarillo is $124.20.

During the route, an average car will release 950.49 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.110168 and -93.776726, or 37º 6' 36.6048" N, 93º 46' 36.2136" W. This location is 523.95 miles away from Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX and it would take approximately 9 hours 25 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 Mount Vernon, MO, situated 541.7 miles from Chicago, IL and 507.53 miles from Amarillo, TX. It would take 9 hours 59 mins to go from Chicago to Mount Vernon and 8 hours 56 mins to go from Amarillo to Mount Vernon.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX is Springfield, MO, situated 511.53 miles from Chicago, IL and 539.32 miles from Amarillo, TX. It would take 9 hours 29 mins to go from Chicago to and 9 hours 34 mins to go from Amarillo to Springfield.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Saint Louis, MO,Broken Arrow, OK,Tulsa, OK, and Oklahoma City, OK.

Best Hotels In or Near Amarillo, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Chicago, IL

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Small cars

From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Chicago and Amarillo

Chicago

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 57°F on Tuesday.

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5 278 degrees 10 229 degrees 13 212 degrees 15 307 degrees 6 293 degrees

Amarillo

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 79°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Clear day
63° 31° 72° 38° 77° 43° 69° 42° 77° 43°
6% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
6 245 degrees 4 280 degrees 4 262 degrees 5 92 degrees 11 208 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Amarillo, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 892.89 mi 1,436.96 km 775.90 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,048 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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