Distance from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL

Distance

317 mi

Time

6 hours 22 mins

Gas Cost

$23 - $45

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There are 275.62 miles from Columbus to Chicago in northwest direction and 317 miles (510.16 kilometers) by car, following the US-33 route.

Columbus and Chicago are 6 hours 22 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Fort Wayne, IN.

Please note the time difference between Columbus, OH and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Columbus is 2:44 am and the current time in Chicago is 1:44 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 14.68 gallons of gas to cover the route between Columbus, OH and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Columbus to Chicago is $37.58.

During the route, an average car will release 287.60 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Columbus, OH and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Columbus, 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 41.120243 and -85.205750, or 41º 7' 12.8748" N, 85º 12' 20.7" W. This location is 158.54 miles away from Columbus, OH and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 3 hours 11 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest and also the major city is Fort Wayne, IN, situated 155.88 miles from Columbus, OH and 161.71 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 3 hours 9 mins to go from Columbus to Fort Wayne and 3 hours 14 mins to go from Chicago to Fort Wayne.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Columbus, OH

Planning on renting a car to go from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Columbus, OH:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in Columbus and Chicago

Columbus

Heavy snow today, with temperatures rising to 58°F on Tuesday.

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6 338 degrees 5 213 degrees 8 194 degrees 10 275 degrees 8 312 degrees

Chicago

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 57°F on Tuesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
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6% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 18% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 278 degrees 10 229 degrees 13 212 degrees 15 307 degrees 6 293 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 275.62 mi 443.57 km 239.51 nautical mi
Driving distance 317 mi 510.16 km 275.47 nautical mi

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