Distance from Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL

Distance

296 mi

Time

5 hours 32 mins

Gas Cost

$21 - $41

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There are 269.31 miles from Louisville to Chicago in northwest direction and 296 miles (476.37 kilometers) by car, following the I-65 route.

Louisville and Chicago are 5 hours 32 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Please note the time difference between Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Louisville is 11:33 pm and the current time in Chicago is 10:33 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 13.68 gallons of gas to cover the route between Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Louisville to Chicago is $34.21.

During the route, an average car will release 268.06 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Louisville, 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 40.156862 and -86.54304, or 40º 9' 24.7032" N, 86º 32' 34.944" W. This location is 147.77 miles away from Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 2 hours 46 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Thorntown, IN, situated 151.8 miles from Louisville, KY and 152.21 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 2 hours 56 mins to go from Louisville to Thorntown and 2 hours 53 mins to go from Chicago to Thorntown.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Indianapolis, IN.


Best Hotels In or Near Chicago, IL

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Louisville, KY

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Louisville and Chicago

Louisville

Rain on Sunday through Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 76°F on Saturday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
75° 48° 76° 51° 76° 54° 73° 61° 67° 61°
8% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 68% Rain probability 83% Rain probability
5 208 degrees 3 165 degrees 6 162 degrees 10 173 degrees 2 94 degrees

Chicago

Rain on Sunday and Monday, with temperatures falling to 51°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Rain Rain
67° 55° 75° 56° 73° 59° 67° 59° 67° 56°
8% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 67% Rain probability 81% Rain probability
2 215 degrees 9 182 degrees 14 183 degrees 9 191 degrees 7 195 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 269.31 mi 433.41 km 234.02 nautical mi
Driving distance 296 mi 476.36 km 257.22 nautical mi

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