Distance from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH

Distance

356 mi

Time

5 hours 23 mins

Gas Cost

$24 - $47

There are 275.93 miles from Chicago to Columbus in southeast direction and 356.46 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH route.

Chicago and Columbus are 5 hours 23 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 2:42 pm and the current time in Columbus is 3:42 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 16.50 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Columbus is 39.11.

During the route, an average car will release 323.33 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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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH

Chicago, IL

Rain today through Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 70°F on Saturday.

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Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain
64° 54° 68° 52° 69° 54° 70° 58° 69° 56°
60% 1% 87% 80% 80%
11 5 degrees 11 336 degrees 4 78 degrees 6 44 degrees 8 327 degrees

Columbus, OH

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 84°F on Saturday.

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Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
71° 59° 66° 56° 78° 55° 84° 63° 78° 68°
80% 58% 52% 64% 78%
5 87 degrees 5 223 degrees 7 260 degrees 5 203 degrees 11 226 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 275.93 mi 444.07 km 239.78 nautical mi
Driving distance 356.46 mi 573.67 km 309.76 nautical mi

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