Distance from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL

Distance

89 mi

Time

1 hour 47 mins

Gas Cost

$6 - $12

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There are 81.43 miles from Milwaukee to Chicago in south direction and 89 miles (143.23 kilometers) by car, following the US-41 route.

Milwaukee and Chicago are 1 hour 47 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Wadsworth, IL.

Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 8:34 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 4.12 gallons of gas to cover the route between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Milwaukee to Chicago is $10.31.

During the route, an average car will release 80.81 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Milwaukee, WI 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 42.407163 and -87.937209, or 42º 24' 25.7868" N, 87º 56' 13.9524" W. This location is 44.55 miles away from Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 53 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Wadsworth, IL, situated 45.14 miles from Milwaukee, WI and 45.41 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 54 minutes to go from Milwaukee to Wadsworth and 56 minutes to go from Chicago to Wadsworth.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Milwaukee, WI

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Milwaukee and Chicago

Milwaukee

Rain on Sunday through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 49°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Rain Rain
66° 49° 71° 52° 68° 57° 64° 57° 64° 54°
7% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 21% Rain probability 60% Rain probability 68% Rain probability
4 240 degrees 11 191 degrees 15 183 degrees 10 193 degrees 8 240 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 Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 81.43 mi 131.05 km 70.76 nautical mi
Driving distance 89 mi 143.23 km 77.34 nautical mi

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