Distance from Chicago, IL to Buffalo, NY

Distance

532 mi

Time

9 hours 57 mins

Gas Cost

$40 - $78

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There are 451.83 miles from Chicago to Buffalo in east direction and 532 miles (856.17 kilometers) by car, following the I-90 route.

Chicago and Buffalo are 9 hours 57 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Buffalo, NY. The halfway point is Fremont, OH.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 1:11 pm and the current time in Buffalo is 2:11 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 24.64 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Buffalo is $64.80.

During the route, an average car will release 482.75 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.415454 and -83.101059, or 41º 24' 55.6344" N, 83º 6' 3.8124" W. This location is 266.11 miles away from Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY and it would take approximately 4 hours 58 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Fremont, OH, situated 266.85 miles from Chicago, IL and 274.26 miles from Buffalo, NY. It would take 4 hours 52 mins to go from Chicago to Fremont and 5 hours 17 mins to go from Buffalo to Fremont.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY is Toledo, OH, situated 242.01 miles from Chicago, IL and 303.85 miles from Buffalo, NY. It would take 4 hours 29 mins to go from Chicago to Toledo and 5 hours 51 mins to go from Buffalo to Toledo.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Cleveland, OH and South Bend, IN.


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Weather in Chicago and Buffalo

Chicago

Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures falling to 68°F on Friday.

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Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
88° 73° 75° 64° 73° 60° 68° 61° 70° 60°
28% Rain probability 14% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 8% Rain probability
5 219 degrees 12 338 degrees 8 326 degrees 12 343 degrees 9 90 degrees

Buffalo

Light rain tomorrow and Friday, with temperatures falling to 64°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Clear day
86° 69° 81° 61° 65° 55° 64° 53° 64° 49°
12% Rain probability 29% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 62% Rain probability 25% Rain probability
3 218 degrees 6 265 degrees 9 326 degrees 2 314 degrees 6 26 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Buffalo, NY in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 451.83 mi 727.15 km 392.63 nautical mi
Driving distance 532 mi 856.17 km 462.30 nautical mi

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