Distance from Wichita, KS to Chicago, IL

Distance

703 mi

Time

12 hours 51 mins

Gas Cost

$54 - $105

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There are 590.34 miles from Wichita to Chicago in northeast direction and 703 miles (1,131.37 kilometers) by car, following the I-70 route.

Wichita and Chicago are 12 hours 51 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Wichita, KS to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Kingdom City, MO.

Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 6:43 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 32.54 gallons of gas to cover the route between Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Wichita to Chicago is $87.20.

During the route, an average car will release 637.45 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Wichita, KS 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 38.956558 and -91.922509, or 38º 57' 23.6088" N, 91º 55' 21.0324" W. This location is 351.39 miles away from Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 6 hours 25 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Kingdom City, MO, situated 341.79 miles from Wichita, KS and 362.79 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 6 hours 8 mins to go from Wichita to Kingdom City and 6 hours 44 mins to go from Chicago to Kingdom City.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL is Columbia, MO, situated 319.7 miles from Wichita, KS and 385.43 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 5 hours 45 mins to go from Wichita to Columbia and 7 hours 11 mins to go from Chicago to Columbia.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Independence, MO, Joliet, IL, Kansas City, MO, Olathe, KS, Overland Park, KS and Springfield, IL.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Wichita, KS

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From $18

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Weather in Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL

Wichita, KS

Rain on Monday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 64°F on Wednesday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
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7% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 61% Rain probability 85% Rain probability
15 174 degrees 14 170 degrees 14 166 degrees 11 176 degrees 4 94 degrees

Chicago, IL

Light rain on Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 66°F next Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
88° 74° 86° 73° 85° 71° 84° 70° 84° 70°
9% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 173 degrees 5 145 degrees 6 142 degrees 6 148 degrees 5 144 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Wichita, KS and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 590.34 mi 950.06 km 512.99 nautical mi
Driving distance 703 mi 1,131.37 km 610.89 nautical mi

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