Distance between Atlanta GA and Chicago IL
The distance from Atlanta to Chicago is 715 miles by road including 698 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 11 hours and 23 minutes and goes through Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Louisville and Indianapolis.
|Shortest distance by air||588 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||715.2 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||11 h 23 min|
|Fuel amount||24.3 gal|
|Fuel cost||97.3 USD|
|Atlanta||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
I 75 32 mi, 30 min
|Acworth||32 mi||30 min||1.0 gal|
I 75 27 mi, 24 min
|Adairsville||59 mi||54 min||2.0 gal|
I 75 7 mi, 06 min
|Calhoun||67 mi||1 h 01 min||2.2 gal|
I 75 50 mi, 45 min
|Chattanooga||117 mi||1 h 47 min||3.7 gal|
I 24 96 mi, 1 h 28 min
|Murfreesboro||213 mi||3 h 15 min||6.8 gal|
I 24 35 mi, 31 min
|Nashville||248 mi||3 h 47 min||8.4 gal|
I 24 I 65 165 mi, 2 h 32 min
|Louisville||412 mi||6 h 19 min||13.7 gal|
I 65 122 mi, 2 h 05 min
|Indianapolis||534 mi||8 h 24 min||18.1 gal|
I 65 181 mi, 2 h 58 min
|Chicago||715 mi||11 h 22 min||23.8 gal|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Atlanta to Chicago?
Fuel cost: 97.3 USD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 715.2 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 4 USD / gal)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Atlanta to Chicago?
Driving time: 11 h 23 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 392 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 5 h 45 min
- 73 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 7 min
- 108 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 h 44 min
- 53 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 57 min
- 5 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 6 min
- 83 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 40 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Atlanta to Chicago by land?
The distance between Atlanta and Chicago is 715.2 mi by road including 698.4 mi on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Atlanta and Chicago respectively.
How far is Atlanta to Chicago by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Atlanta and Chicago is 588.4 mi.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Atlanta and Chicago respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Atlanta from Chicago by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 11 min to cover the distance of 588 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 18 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Atlanta to Chicago?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 56 min to cover the distance of 588 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 30 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Atlanta and Chicago?
The halfway point between Atlanta and Chicago is Sonora. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Atlanta in relation to Chicago?
Which highway goes from Atlanta to Chicago?
The route from Atlanta to Chicago follows I 65, I 24, I 75.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- US 64: 25 mi
- I 90: 14 mi
- US 41: 14 mi
- US 52: 12 mi
- US 12: 4 mi
- US 20: 4 mi
- I 85: 3 mi
- I 40: 2 mi
- I 70: 1 mi
- US 27: 1 mi
- GA 5: 1 mi