There are 835.22 miles from Chicago to New Orleans in south direction and 927 miles (1,491.86 kilometers) by car, following the I-55 route.
Chicago and New Orleans are 16 hours 52 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.
This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA. The halfway point is Blytheville, AR.
Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:59 am.
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