Distance from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH

Distance

290 mi

Time

5 hours 28 mins

Gas Cost

$21 - $41

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There are 252.16 miles from Chicago to Cincinnati in southeast direction and 290 miles (466.71 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Chicago and Cincinnati are 5 hours 28 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH. The halfway point is Lebanon, IN.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 9:59 am and the current time in Cincinnati is 10:59 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 13.41 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Cincinnati is $34.32.

During the route, an average car will release 262.68 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.072887 and -86.500801, or 40º 4' 22.3932" N, 86º 30' 2.8836" W. This location is 144.80 miles away from Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH and it would take approximately 2 hours 44 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 Lebanon, IN, situated 153.46 miles from Chicago, IL and 136.57 miles from Cincinnati, OH. It would take 2 hours 51 mins to go from Chicago to Lebanon and 2 hours 39 mins to go from Cincinnati to Lebanon.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH is Indianapolis, IN, situated 180.35 miles from Chicago, IL and 108.44 miles from Cincinnati, OH. It would take 3 hours 23 mins to go from Chicago to and 2 hours 5 mins to go from Cincinnati to Indianapolis.


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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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From $24

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Weather in Chicago and Cincinnati

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

Cincinnati

Light rain today, with temperatures peaking at 55°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
42° 32° 49° 28° 54° 37° 47° 31° 49° 29°
57% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
9 286 degrees 8 210 degrees 10 222 degrees 5 6 degrees 2 108 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 252.16 mi 405.81 km 219.12 nautical mi
Driving distance 290 mi 466.71 km 252 nautical mi

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