How far is Galena from Chicago?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Galena and Chicago is 147.67 miles (237.65 km).

Flight distance from Galena, IL to Chicago, IL is 147.67 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 19 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Galena to Chicago with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Galena, Illinois to Chicago, Illinois is: 164.79 miles (265.21 km) by car.

Driving from Galena to Chicago will take approximately 02 hours 58 minutes.

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#1 Galena

County seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Population 3151
GPS Coordinates 42°25'0"N 90°25'44"W
Latitude 42.4166700
Longitude -90.4290200
Altitude 193
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 Galena and Chicago

The distance between Galena and Chicago is 265 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 56 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 Galena and Chicago. The current time is 11:08:15.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 29 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 07 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 17 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 44 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 21 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 11 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 03 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.01 liters (5.82 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Galena and Chicago.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Galena to Chicago is $23.85 (diesel $28.2).

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 04, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Galena 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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Driving distance from Champaign, IL to Galena 259.54 miles (418 km)

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Driving distance from Des Plaines, IL to Galena 151.5 miles (244 km)

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Driving distance from Elk Grove, IL to Galena 143.99 miles (232 km)

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