Distance from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH


291 mi


4 hours 46 mins

Gas Cost

$19 - $38

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There are 252.16 miles from Chicago to Cincinnati in southeast direction and 291.03 miles (468.37 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Chicago and Cincinnati are 4 hours 46 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 9:21 am and the current time in Cincinnati is 10:21 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 13.47 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 $31.26.

During the route, an average car will release 263.98 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Chicago, IL

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From $18


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Weather in Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH

Chicago, IL

Rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 73°F on Monday.

Jun 29
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Jul 1
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Jul 3
Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
84° 72° 76° 70° 78° 69° 81° 66° 73° 68°
80% Rain probability 93% Rain probability 32% Rain probability 37% Rain probability 57% Rain probability
14 225 degrees 5 215 degrees 6 275 degrees 7 241 degrees 3 16 degrees

Cincinnati, OH

Light rain tomorrow through next Thursday, with temperatures bottoming out at 84°F on Sunday.

Jun 29
Jun 30
Jul 1
Jul 2
Jul 3
Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
89° 67° 88° 74° 85° 74° 84° 66° 89° 66°
2% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 73% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 17% Rain probability
10 209 degrees 9 206 degrees 6 262 degrees 3 306 degrees 3 241 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 291.03 mi 468.37 km 252.90 nautical mi

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