How far is Elgin from Decatur?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Elgin and Decatur is 155.81 miles (250.75 km).

Flight distance from Elgin, IL to Decatur, IL is 155.81 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from Elgin to Decatur with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Elgin, Illinois to Decatur, Illinois is: 200.43 miles (322.57 km) by car.

Driving from Elgin to Decatur will take approximately 03 hours 28 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 Decatur

City in Macon County, Illinois, United States

Population 70007
GPS Coordinates 39°50'25"N 88°57'17"W
Latitude 39.8403100
Longitude -88.9548000
Altitude 205
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Elgin and Decatur

The distance between Elgin and Decatur is 323 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 35 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 Decatur. The current time is 10:55:29.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 40 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 00 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 00 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 20 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 51 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 40 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 26.77 liters (7.07 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Elgin and Decatur.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Elgin to Decatur is $29.01 (diesel $34.3).

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 Decatur (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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