Distance from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX

Distance

1,079 mi

Time

19 hours 56 mins

Gas Cost

$77 - $150

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There are 941.88 miles from Chicago to Houston in southwest direction and 1,079 miles (1,736.48 kilometers) by car, following the I-57 route.

Chicago and Houston are 19 hours 56 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX. The halfway point is Tuckerman, AR.

Chicago, IL and Houston, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 8:33 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 49.94 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Houston is $124.86.

During the route, an average car will release 978.49 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.704235 and -91.138342, or 35º 42' 15.246" N, 91º 8' 18.0312" W. This location is 539.39 miles away from Chicago, IL and Houston, TX and it would take approximately 9 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 Tuckerman, AR, situated 546.38 miles from Chicago, IL and 535.5 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 10 hours 6 mins to go from Chicago to Tuckerman and 10 hours 3 mins to go from Houston to Tuckerman.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Little Rock, AR.


Best Hotels In or Near Houston, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Chicago, IL

Planning on renting a car to go from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Chicago, IL:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in Chicago and Houston

Chicago

Rain on Sunday and Monday, with temperatures falling to 51°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Rain Rain
67° 55° 75° 56° 73° 59° 67° 59° 67° 56°
8% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 67% Rain probability 81% Rain probability
2 215 degrees 9 182 degrees 14 183 degrees 9 191 degrees 7 195 degrees

Houston

Rain tomorrow and Sunday, with temperatures falling to 69°F next Thursday.

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Oct 19
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Oct 20
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Oct 21
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Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Clear day
86° 65° 81° 69° 86° 73° 80° 59° 82° 53°
11% Rain probability 92% Rain probability 29% Rain probability 43% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
6 94 degrees 9 104 degrees 8 145 degrees 5 318 degrees 7 317 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 941.88 mi 1,515.81 km 818.47 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,079 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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