Shortest distance between Waukegan and Springfield is 200.26 miles (322.29 km).
Flight distance from Waukegan, IL to Springfield, IL is 200.26 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 28 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 25 minutes to travel from Waukegan to Springfield with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Waukegan, Illinois to Springfield, Illinois is: 232.15 miles (373.61 km) by car.
Driving from Waukegan to Springfield will take approximately 03 hours 48 minutes.
The second most populous city in Lake County, Illinois. It is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan in northeastern Illinois. Waukegan is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Waukegan Public Library and the Waukegan Historical Society.
|GPS Coordinates||42°21'49"N 87°50'41"W|
The capital of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County. It is located on the Sangamon River in central Illinois. Springfield is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Illinois State Capitol.
|GPS Coordinates||39°48'6"N 89°38'37"W|
The distance between Waukegan and Springfield is 374 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 09 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 Waukegan and Springfield. The current time is 20:46:42.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||07 hours 44 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||05 hours 48 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||04 hours 38 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||03 hours 52 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||03 hours 18 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||03 hours 05 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||02 hours 53 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 31.01 liters (8.19 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Waukegan and Springfield.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Waukegan to Springfield is $31.72 (diesel $35.52).
Illinois gas prices.
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The average gas price (in Illinois ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.872 (Diesel $4.336) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 27, 2023.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Waukegan and Springfield (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.