How far is Rock Island, IL from Elgin, IL?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rock Island and Elgin is 123.87 miles (199.36 km).

Flight distance from Rock Island, IL to Elgin, IL is 123.87 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Rock Island to Elgin with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rock Island, Illinois to Elgin, Illinois is: 171.75 miles (276.4 km) by car.

Driving from Rock Island to Elgin will take approximately 02 hours 36 minutes.

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#1 Rock Island

City in Illinois

Population 36870
GPS Coordinates 41°30'34"N 90°34'44"W
Latitude 41.5094800
Longitude -90.5787500
Altitude 171
Country United States
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#2 Elgin

The second most populous city in Kane County, Illinois. It is located in the western part of the state. Elgin is known for its many manufacturing companies, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and the Elgin History Museum.

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 Rock Island and Elgin

The distance between Rock Island and Elgin is 276 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 04 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 Rock Island and Elgin. The current time is 12:02:52.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 43 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 17 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 51 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 27 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 17 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 08 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.94 liters (6.06 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rock Island and Elgin.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rock Island to Elgin is $21.86 (diesel $26.06).

Illinois gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.61 $4.11 $4.55 $4.3
Total $21.86 $24.92 $27.58 $26.06

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 (in Illinois ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.607 (Diesel $4.300) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 21, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rock Island and Elgin (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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