Shortest distance between Independence and Elgin is 217.29 miles (349.69 km).
Flight distance from Independence, IL to Elgin, IL is 217.29 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 35 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 31 minutes to travel from Independence to Elgin with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Independence, Illinois to Elgin, Illinois is: 292.63 miles (470.94 km) by car.
Driving from Independence to Elgin will take approximately 04 hours 42 minutes.
The distance between Independence and Elgin is 471 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 13 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 Independence and Elgin. The current time is 14:53:18.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||09 hours 45 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||07 hours 18 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||05 hours 51 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||04 hours 52 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||04 hours 10 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||03 hours 54 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||03 hours 39 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 39.09 liters (10.33 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Independence and Elgin.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Independence to Elgin is $42.36 (diesel $50.07).
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 May 18, 2022.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Independence and Elgin (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.