Distance from Houston, TX to Chicago, IL

Distance

1,077 mi

Time

19 hours 58 mins

Gas Cost

$79 - $153

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There are 941.88 miles from Houston to Chicago in northeast direction and 1,077 miles (1,733.26 kilometers) by car, following the I-57 route.

Houston and Chicago are 19 hours 58 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Houston, TX to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Tuckerman, AR.

Houston, TX and Chicago, IL are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:34 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 49.88 gallons of gas to cover the route between Houston, TX and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to Chicago is $127.70.

During the route, an average car will release 977.29 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX 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 35.716633 and -91.115547, or 35º 42' 59.8788" N, 91º 6' 55.9692" W. This location is 538.73 miles away from Houston, TX and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 9 hours 59 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Tuckerman, AR, situated 536 miles from Houston, TX and 544.89 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 10 hours 5 mins to go from Houston to Tuckerman and 10 hours 7 mins to go from Chicago to Tuckerman.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Little Rock, AR.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Houston, TX

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From $18

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Weather in Houston and Chicago

Houston

Light rain on Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 81°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
63° 51° 65° 49° 74° 52° 67° 52° 65° 43°
0% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 35% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
9 18 degrees 6 93 degrees 4 105 degrees 10 4 degrees 6 11 degrees

Chicago

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 36°F on Wednesday.

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Nov 19
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Partly cloudy day Wind Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
37° 26° 46° 31° 42° 28° 36° 27° 40° 30°
17% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 11% Rain probability
12 288 degrees 18 219 degrees 13 270 degrees 7 306 degrees 9 229 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Houston, TX and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 941.88 mi 1,515.81 km 818.47 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,077 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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