How far is Wood River from Elgin?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Wood River and Elgin is 239.31 miles (385.14 km).

Flight distance from Wood River, IL to Elgin, IL is 239.31 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 36 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 32 minutes to travel from Wood River to Elgin with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Wood River, Illinois to Elgin, Illinois is: 298.75 miles (480.79 km) by car.

Driving from Wood River to Elgin will take approximately 04 hours 53 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 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 Wood River and Elgin

The distance between Wood River and Elgin is 481 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 20 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 Elgin. The current time is 18:15:58.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 57 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 28 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 58 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 58 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 16 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 59 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 43 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 39.91 liters (10.54 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Wood River and Elgin.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Wood River to Elgin is $43.24 (diesel $51.12).

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 July 03, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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