Distance from Lexington, KY to Chicago, IL

Distance

371 mi

Time

6 hours 56 mins

Gas Cost

$27 - $53

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There are 312.53 miles from Lexington to Chicago in northwest direction and 371 miles (597.07 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Lexington and Chicago are 6 hours 56 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Lexington, KY to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Southport, IN.

Please note the time difference between Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Lexington is 8:52 pm and the current time in Chicago is 7:52 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 17.16 gallons of gas to cover the route between Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Lexington to Chicago is $43.93.

During the route, an average car will release 336.19 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Lexington, KY 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 39.685963 and -86.091171, or 39º 41' 9.4668" N, 86º 5' 28.2156" W. This location is 185.33 miles away from Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 3 hours 28 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 Southport, IN, situated 182.24 miles from Lexington, KY and 192.13 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 3 hours 24 mins to go from Lexington to Southport and 3 hours 40 mins to go from Chicago to Southport.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL is Indianapolis, IN, situated 189.51 miles from Lexington, KY and 181.14 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 3 hours 33 mins to go from Lexington to and 3 hours 25 mins to go from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Louisville, KY.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Lexington, KY

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From $14

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From $18

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Weather in Lexington and Chicago

Lexington

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 54°F on Tuesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
41° 31° 49° 24° 54° 33° 44° 29° 45° 26°
43% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 286 degrees 7 207 degrees 11 217 degrees 7 16 degrees 4 83 degrees

Chicago

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

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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 Lexington, KY and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 312.53 mi 502.97 km 271.58 nautical mi
Driving distance 371 mi 597.07 km 322.39 nautical mi

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