How far is Wood River from Chicago?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Wood River and Chicago is 243.39 miles (391.71 km).

Flight distance from Wood River, IL to Chicago, IL is 243.39 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 33 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 30 minutes to travel from Wood River to Chicago with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Wood River, Illinois to Chicago, Illinois is: 280.79 miles (451.89 km) by car.

Driving from Wood River to Chicago will take approximately 04 hours 34 minutes.

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#1 Wood River

City in Illinois, United States

Population 10002
GPS Coordinates 38°51'40"N 90°5'51"W
Latitude 38.8611600
Longitude -90.0976100
Altitude 133
Country United States
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#2 Chicago

City and county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States

Population 2677643
GPS Coordinates 41°51'0"N 87°39'0"W
Latitude 41.850033
Longitude -87.6500523
Altitude 179
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Wood River and Chicago

The distance between Wood River and Chicago is 452 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 01 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 Wood River and Chicago. The current time is 15:08:02.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 21 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 01 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 36 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 40 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 00 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 44 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 37.51 liters (9.91 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Wood River and Chicago.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Wood River to Chicago is $31.55 (diesel $33.54).

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 $3.184 (Diesel $3.385) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 27, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Wood River and Chicago (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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