How far is Elgin from Chicago?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Elgin and Chicago is 34.92 miles (56.2 km).

Flight distance from Elgin, IL to Chicago, IL is 34.92 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 05 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Elgin, Illinois to Chicago, Illinois is: 42.92 miles (69.07 km) by car.

Driving from Elgin to Chicago will take approximately 00 hours 53 minutes.

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#1 Elgin

City in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois

Population 110196
GPS Coordinates 42°2'14"N 88°16'52"W
Latitude 42.0372500
Longitude -88.2811900
Altitude 227
Country United States
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#2 Chicago

City and county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States

Population 2677643
GPS Coordinates 41°51'0"N 87°39'0"W
Latitude 41.850033
Longitude -87.6500523
Altitude 179
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Elgin and Chicago

The distance between Elgin and Chicago is 69 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 46 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Elgin and Chicago. The current time is 12:03:24.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 25 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 04 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 51 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 42 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 36 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 32 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 5.73 liters (1.51 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Elgin and Chicago.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Elgin to Chicago is $6.21 (diesel $7.34).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 06, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Elgin and Chicago (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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