Distance from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA

Distance

926 mi

Time

13 hours 17 mins

Gas Cost

$64 - $124

There are 836.15 miles from Chicago to New Orleans in south direction and 926.38 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA route.

Chicago and New Orleans are 13 hours 17 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA.

Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA are in the same time zone (CDT). Current time in both locations is 1:08 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 42.89 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to New Orleans is 102.93.

During the route, an average car will release 840.26 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

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From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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Weather in Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA

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

New Orleans, LA

Light rain on Monday through Friday, with temperatures peaking at 90°F on Sunday.

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May 26
Sat
May 27
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May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
84° 70° 90° 76° 90° 78° 90° 77° 82° 74°
0% 0% 1% 70% 76%
10 169 degrees 10 182 degrees 9 188 degrees 5 231 degrees 1 292 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 836.15 mi 1,345.65 km 726.59 nautical mi
Driving distance 926.38 mi 1,490.86 km 805 nautical mi

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