How far is Elgin from Des Plaines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Elgin and Des Plaines is 20.42 miles (32.86 km).

Flight distance from Elgin, IL to Des Plaines, IL is 20.42 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 02 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Elgin, Illinois to Des Plaines, Illinois is: 23.74 miles (38.2 km) by car.

Driving from Elgin to Des Plaines will take approximately 00 hours 32 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 Des Plaines

City in Cook County, Illinois

Population 58179
GPS Coordinates 42°2'0"N 87°53'0"W
Latitude 42.0333600
Longitude -87.8834000
Altitude 193
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Elgin and Des Plaines

The distance between Elgin and Des Plaines is 38 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 25 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 Des Plaines. The current time is 04:52:35.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 47 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 35 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 28 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 23 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 18 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 17 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.17 liters (0.84 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Elgin and Des Plaines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Elgin to Des Plaines is $3.44 (diesel $4.06).

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 05, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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