Distance from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA

Distance

709 mi

Time

13 hours 13 mins

Gas Cost

$53 - $104

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There are 588.75 miles from Chicago to Atlanta in southeast direction and 709 miles (1,141.02 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Chicago and Atlanta are 13 hours 13 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA. The halfway point is Upton, KY.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 12:43 am and the current time in Atlanta is 1:43 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 32.82 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Atlanta is $86.32.

During the route, an average car will release 643.01 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.488602 and -85.894164, or 37º 29' 18.9672" N, 85º 53' 38.9904" W. This location is 354.46 miles away from Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA and it would take approximately 6 hours 36 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Upton, KY, situated 355.27 miles from Chicago, IL and 355.5 miles from Atlanta, GA. It would take 6 hours 33 mins to go from Chicago to Upton and 6 hours 43 mins to go from Atlanta to Upton.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Chattanooga, TN, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY and Murfreesboro, TN.


Best Hotels In or Near Atlanta, GA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Chicago, IL

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Weather in Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA

Chicago, IL

Drizzle on Wednesday and Thursday, with temperatures falling to 67°F on Friday.

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Clear day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day
87° 72° 87° 74° 77° 68° 74° 63° 67° 61°
7% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 23% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 7% Rain probability
5 147 degrees 4 202 degrees 11 330 degrees 6 351 degrees 9 330 degrees

Atlanta, GA

Drizzle on Wednesday through next Monday, with temperatures peaking at 92°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Clear day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
88° 67° 89° 69° 90° 71° 92° 72° 90° 72°
6% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 7% Rain probability
5 53 degrees 4 9 degrees 5 346 degrees 4 353 degrees 4 15 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 588.75 mi 947.50 km 511.61 nautical mi
Driving distance 709 mi 1,141.02 km 616.10 nautical mi

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