How far is Independence from Elgin?

Distance by Flight

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).

Driving distance

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.

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#1 Independence

Township in Saline County, Illinois

Population 1044
GPS Coordinates 39°31'53"N 90°47'29"W
Latitude 39.5314400
Longitude -90.7915200
Altitude 203
Country United States
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#2 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

Estimated Travel Time Between Independence and Elgin

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

Gas Consumption

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.

How did we calculate the distance?

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.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Bremen, IL to Independence 157.13 miles (253 km)

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Driving distance from Springfield, IL to Independence 81.78 miles (132 km)

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Driving distance from York, IL to Independence 221.86 miles (357 km)

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Driving distance from Aurora, IL to Independence 249.74 miles (402 km)

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Driving distance from Berwyn, IL to Independence 268.71 miles (432 km)

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Driving distance from Bloomington, IL to Independence 141.62 miles (228 km)

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Driving distance from Champaign, IL to Independence 160.5 miles (258 km)

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Driving distance from Chicago, IL to Independence 274.15 miles (441 km)

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Driving distance from Des Plaines, IL to Independence 279.53 miles (450 km)

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Driving distance from Evanston, IL to Independence 288.53 miles (464 km)

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Driving distance from Markham, IL to Independence 260.38 miles (419 km)

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Driving distance from Naperville, IL to Independence 254.53 miles (410 km)

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