Distance from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL


344 mi


6 hours 18 mins

Gas Cost

$25 - $48

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There are 307.30 miles from Cleveland to Chicago in west direction and 344 miles (553.61 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 and I-90 route.

Cleveland and Chicago are 6 hours 18 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Edon, OH.

Please note the time difference between Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Cleveland is 5:32 pm and the current time in Chicago is 4:32 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 15.91 gallons of gas to cover the route between Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Cleveland to Chicago is $39.76.

During the route, an average car will release 311.63 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Halfway Point Between Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.620863 and -84.726483, or 41º 37' 15.1068" N, 84º 43' 35.3388" W. This location is 171.78 miles away from Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 3 hours 9 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Edon, OH, situated 175.23 miles from Cleveland, OH and 178.77 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 3 hours 15 mins to go from Cleveland to Edon and 3 hours 21 mins to go from Chicago to Edon.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is South Bend, IN.

Best Hotels In or Near Chicago, IL

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Cleveland, OH

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From $14


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Weather in Cleveland and Chicago


Rain on Monday through next Saturday, with temperatures falling to 49°F next Saturday.

Oct 21
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Oct 25
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain
75° 53° 77° 58° 71° 60° 64° 51° 50° 44°
7% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 61% Rain probability 93% Rain probability 77% Rain probability
7 169 degrees 11 177 degrees 12 185 degrees 14 238 degrees 19 244 degrees


Light rain tomorrow and Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 46°F next Saturday.

Oct 21
Oct 22
Oct 23
Oct 24
Oct 25
Wind Rain Wind Wind Wind
74° 60° 69° 56° 64° 53° 56° 43° 55° 41°
5% Rain probability 86% Rain probability 53% Rain probability 74% Rain probability 62% Rain probability
13 182 degrees 8 198 degrees 5 285 degrees 18 317 degrees 13 280 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 307.30 mi 494.55 km 267.04 nautical mi
Driving distance 344 mi 553.61 km 298.93 nautical mi

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