Distance from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA

Distance

2,015 mi

Time

1 day 5 hours

Gas Cost

$138 - $269

There are 1,744.28 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles in southwest direction and 2,014.83 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA route.

Chicago and Los Angeles are 1 day 5 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA is 2 hours. The current time in Chicago is 1:38 pm and the current time in Los Angeles is 11:38 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 93.28 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Los Angeles is 223.87.

During the route, an average car will release 1,827.53 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

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA

Chicago, IL

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 75°F on Friday.

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Rain Clear day Partly cloudy day Clear day Rain
73° 59° 70° 58° 67° 55° 66° 54° 71° 57°
65% 1% 16% 1% 3%
2 286 degrees 11 252 degrees 13 256 degrees 8 278 degrees 8 221 degrees

Los Angeles, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 75°F on Wednesday.

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May 28
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May 29
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May 31
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Jun 1
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
80° 59° 83° 60° 81° 61° 75° 62° 81° 56°
2% 3% 0% 0% 0%
4 235 degrees 4 212 degrees 4 209 degrees 5 204 degrees 5 210 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,744.28 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 2,014.83 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi

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