Distance from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC

Distance

701 mi

Time

10 hours 40 mins

Gas Cost

$48 - $94

There are 594.19 miles from Chicago to Washington in southeast direction and 701.40 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC route.

Chicago and Washington are 10 hours 40 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 11:55 pm (May 27) and the current time in Washington is 12:55 am (May 28).

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 32.47 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Washington is 77.93.

During the route, an average car will release 636.20 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Weather in Chicago, IL and Washington, DC

Chicago, IL

Light rain tomorrow through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 67°F tomorrow.

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May 27
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May 28
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May 29
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May 30
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May 31
Rain Rain Rain Rain Clear day
72° 55° 67° 59° 68° 58° 67° 56° 68° 56°
18% 86% 43% 60% 3%
5 35 degrees 2 324 degrees 13 247 degrees 13 258 degrees 13 279 degrees

Washington, DC

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 84°F on Monday.

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May 27
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May 28
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May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31
Rain Rain Rain Rain Partly cloudy day
74° 59° 75° 61° 84° 64° 82° 66° 72° 61°
55% 69% 67% 47% 42%
2 111 degrees 5 81 degrees 2 198 degrees 4 257 degrees 7 276 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 594.19 mi 956.25 km 516.34 nautical mi
Driving distance 701.40 mi 1,128.79 km 609.50 nautical mi

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