Distance from Chicago, IL to Boston, MA

Distance

991 mi

Time

18 hours 31 mins

Gas Cost

$73 - $141

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There are 848.57 miles from Chicago to Boston in east direction and 991 miles (1,594.86 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Chicago and Boston are 18 hours 31 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Boston, MA. The halfway point is Corsica, PA.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Boston, MA is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 9:57 am and the current time in Boston is 10:57 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 45.90 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Boston, MA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Boston is $117.50.

During the route, an average car will release 899.28 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Boston, MA

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Boston, MA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.186596 and -79.180695, or 41º 11' 11.7456" N, 79º 10' 50.502" W. This location is 495.72 miles away from Chicago, IL and Boston, MA and it would take approximately 9 hours 15 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 Corsica, PA, situated 480.47 miles from Chicago, IL and 511.03 miles from Boston, MA. It would take 8 hours 45 mins to go from Chicago to Corsica and 9 hours 47 mins to go from Boston to Corsica.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is South Bend, IN.


Best Hotels In or Near Boston, MA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Chicago, IL

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From $14

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From $18

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Weather in Chicago and Boston

Chicago

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 36°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Wind Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
37° 26° 46° 31° 42° 28° 36° 27° 40° 30°
17% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 11% Rain probability
12 288 degrees 18 219 degrees 13 270 degrees 7 306 degrees 9 229 degrees

Boston

Rain today and Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 39°F on Thursday.

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Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day
60° 36° 40° 33° 54° 35° 50° 35° 39° 30°
93% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 51% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 247 degrees 13 271 degrees 12 217 degrees 6 287 degrees 6 312 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Boston, MA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 848.57 mi 1,365.64 km 737.39 nautical mi
Driving distance 991 mi 1,594.86 km 861.16 nautical mi

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