How far is Rockford from Springfield?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rockford and Springfield is 173.01 miles (278.43 km).

Flight distance from Rockford, IL to Springfield, IL is 173.01 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 23 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from Rockford to Springfield with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rockford, Illinois to Springfield, Illinois is: 198.28 miles (319.1 km) by car.

Driving from Rockford to Springfield will take approximately 03 hours 08 minutes.

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#1 Rockford

County seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, United States

Population 144835
GPS Coordinates 42°16'16"N 89°5'38"W
Latitude 42.2711300
Longitude -89.0940000
Altitude 218
Country United States
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#2 Springfield

City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city

Population 113671
GPS Coordinates 39°48'6"N 89°38'37"W
Latitude 39.8017200
Longitude -89.6437100
Altitude 182
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Rockford and Springfield

The distance between Rockford and Springfield is 319 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 32 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 Rockford and Springfield. The current time is 10:23:10.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 36 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 57 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 57 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 18 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 49 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 38 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 28 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 26.49 liters (7 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rockford and Springfield.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rockford to Springfield is $28.7 (diesel $33.93).

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 August 13, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rockford and Springfield (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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