Distance from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX

Distance

1,083 mi

Time

16 hours 7 mins

Gas Cost

$74 - $144

There are 942.93 miles from Chicago to Houston in southwest direction and 1,083.43 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX route.

Chicago and Houston are 16 hours 7 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Chicago, IL and Houston, TX are in the same time zone (CDT). Current time in both locations is 10:00 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 50.16 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 120.38.

During the route, an average car will release 982.71 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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Weather in Chicago, IL and Houston, TX

Chicago, IL

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 59°F on Friday.

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May 26
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May 27
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May 28
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May 29
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May 30
Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
69° 54° 68° 56° 67° 59° 66° 58° 62° 55°
59% 68% 80% 61% 54%
5 68 degrees 6 30 degrees 2 275 degrees 12 267 degrees 14 277 degrees

Houston, TX

Light rain on Monday through Friday, with temperatures falling to 84°F on Thursday.

Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain
89° 73° 92° 77° 91° 78° 89° 75° 87° 72°
0% 1% 4% 74% 70%
11 169 degrees 11 167 degrees 9 162 degrees 4 106 degrees 4 114 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 942.93 mi 1,517.49 km 819.38 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,083.43 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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