How far is Elgin from Waukegan?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Elgin and Waukegan is 31.74 miles (51.08 km).

Flight distance from Elgin, IL to Waukegan, IL is 31.74 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 06 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Elgin, Illinois to Waukegan, Illinois is: 56.79 miles (91.4 km) by car.

Driving from Elgin to Waukegan will take approximately 01 hours 03 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 Waukegan

County seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States

Population 85453
GPS Coordinates 42°21'49"N 87°50'41"W
Latitude 42.3636300
Longitude -87.8447900
Altitude 199
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Elgin and Waukegan

The distance between Elgin and Waukegan is 91 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 00 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 Waukegan. The current time is 02:15:21.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 53 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 25 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 08 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 56 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 48 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 45 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 42 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 7.59 liters (2 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Elgin and Waukegan.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Elgin to Waukegan is $8.22 (diesel $9.72).

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 Waukegan (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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