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.

There are tolls on the route.
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
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Atlanta 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 75 32 mi, 30 min
Acworth 32 mi 0:30 30 min 1.0 gal
I 75 27 mi, 24 min
Adairsville 59 mi 0:54 54 min 2.0 gal
I 75 7 mi, 06 min
Calhoun 67 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.2 gal
I 75 50 mi, 45 min
Chattanooga 117 mi 1:47 1 h 47 min 3.7 gal
I 24 96 mi, 1 h 28 min
Murfreesboro 213 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 6.8 gal
I 24 35 mi, 31 min
Nashville 248 mi 3:47 3 h 47 min 8.4 gal
I 24 I 65 165 mi, 2 h 32 min
Louisville 412 mi 6:19 6 h 19 min 13.7 gal
I 65 122 mi, 2 h 05 min
Indianapolis 534 mi 8:24 8 h 24 min 18.1 gal
I 65 181 mi, 2 h 58 min
Chicago 715 mi 11:22 11 h 22 min 23.8 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Atlanta 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 75 32 mi, 30 min
Acworth 32 mi 0:30 30 min 1.0 gal
I 75 27 mi, 24 min
Adairsville 59 mi 0:54 54 min 2.0 gal
I 75 7 mi, 06 min
Calhoun 67 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.2 gal
I 75 10 mi, 08 min
Resaca 77 mi 1:10 1 h 10 min 2.5 gal
I 75 11 mi, 10 min
Dalton 88 mi 1:20 1 h 20 min 3.0 gal
I 75 13 mi, 11 min
Ringgold 101 mi 1:31 1 h 31 min 3.4 gal
I 75 16 mi, 15 min
Chattanooga 117 mi 1:47 1 h 47 min 3.7 gal
I 24 17 mi, 16 min
Ladds 134 mi 2:03 2 h 03 min 4.5 gal
I 24 7 mi, 06 min
Kimball 142 mi 2:10 2 h 10 min 4.8 gal
I 24 12 mi, 10 min
Martin Springs 154 mi 2:20 2 h 20 min 5.2 gal
I 24 59 mi, 54 min
Murfreesboro 213 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 6.8 gal
I 24 16 mi, 13 min
Smyrna 229 mi 3:29 3 h 29 min 7.7 gal
I 24 5 mi, 04 min
La Vergne 234 mi 3:33 3 h 33 min 7.8 gal
I 24 14 mi, 13 min
Nashville 248 mi 3:47 3 h 47 min 8.4 gal
I 24 2 mi, 02 min
Avondale 250 mi 3:49 3 h 49 min 8.5 gal
I 24 I 65 9 mi, 09 min
Northcreek Commons 260 mi 3:59 3 h 59 min 8.8 gal
I 65 35 mi, 34 min
Hillsdale 295 mi 4:33 4 h 33 min 9.9 gal
I 65 8 mi, 08 min
Matlock 303 mi 4:41 4 h 41 min 10.2 gal
I 65 7 mi, 06 min
Bowling Green 309 mi 4:47 4 h 47 min 10.4 gal
I 65 29 mi, 25 min
Park City 339 mi 5:13 5 h 13 min 11.3 gal
I 65 20 mi, 17 min
Sonora 359 mi 5:31 5 h 31 min 11.9 gal
I 65 21 mi, 18 min
Elizabethtown 380 mi 5:49 5 h 49 min 12.7 gal
I 65 7 mi, 06 min
Colesburg 387 mi 5:56 5 h 56 min 13.1 gal
I 65 25 mi, 23 min
Louisville 412 mi 6:19 6 h 19 min 13.7 gal
I 65 11 mi, 10 min
Jeffersonville 423 mi 6:29 6 h 29 min 14.4 gal
I 65 4 mi, 03 min
Clarksville 427 mi 6:33 6 h 33 min 14.4 gal
I 65 5 mi, 04 min
Sellersburg 432 mi 6:38 6 h 38 min 14.6 gal
I 65 4 mi, 03 min
Perry Crossing 436 mi 6:41 6 h 41 min 14.8 gal
I 65 16 mi, 15 min
Scottsburg 452 mi 6:57 6 h 57 min 15.2 gal
I 65 12 mi, 13 min
Newry 464 mi 7:11 7 h 11 min 15.6 gal
I 65 6 mi, 07 min
Kriete Corner 469 mi 7:18 7 h 18 min 15.9 gal
I 65 2 mi, 02 min
Seymour 472 mi 7:20 7 h 20 min 16.0 gal
I 65 16 mi, 16 min
Columbus 487 mi 7:36 7 h 36 min 16.5 gal
I 65 13 mi, 13 min
Edinburgh 501 mi 7:49 7 h 49 min 17.0 gal
I 65 12 mi, 11 min
Franklin 513 mi 8:01 8 h 01 min 17.3 gal
I 65 11 mi, 10 min
Greenwood 523 mi 8:11 8 h 11 min 17.7 gal
I 65 11 mi, 12 min
Indianapolis 534 mi 8:24 8 h 24 min 18.1 gal
I 65 4 mi, 05 min
Clifton 539 mi 8:29 8 h 29 min 18.3 gal
I 65 5 mi, 05 min
Snacks 544 mi 8:34 8 h 34 min 18.5 gal
I 65 4 mi, 04 min
Traders Point 548 mi 8:38 8 h 38 min 18.6 gal
I 65 3 mi, 02 min
Royalton 551 mi 8:41 8 h 41 min 18.7 gal
I 65 7 mi, 06 min
Lebanon 558 mi 8:47 8 h 47 min 18.8 gal
I 65 36 mi, 32 min
Lafayette 594 mi 9:20 9 h 20 min 20.1 gal
I 65 4 mi, 04 min
Birmingham 598 mi 9:24 9 h 24 min 20.3 gal
I 65 10 mi, 09 min
Badger Grove 608 mi 9:34 9 h 34 min 20.6 gal
I 65 54 mi, 51 min
Dinwiddie 662 mi 10:25 10 h 25 min 22.5 gal
I 65 9 mi, 08 min
Crown Point 670 mi 10:34 10 h 34 min 22.7 gal
I 65 6 mi, 05 min
Merrillville 677 mi 10:39 10 h 39 min 22.9 gal
I 65 2 mi, 02 min
Gary 679 mi 10:42 10 h 42 min 23.1 gal
I 65 1 mi, 01 min
Hobart 680 mi 10:43 10 h 43 min 23.1 gal
I 65 1 mi, 01 min
Lake Station 681 mi 10:45 10 h 45 min 23.2 gal
I 65 5 mi, 05 min
Gary 687 mi 10:50 10 h 50 min 23.2 gal
I 90 9 mi, 09 min
Hammond 696 mi 11:00 11 h 00 min 23.5 gal
I 90 19 mi, 21 min
Chicago 715 mi 11:22 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 distance from Sonora to Atlanta is 359 mi and driving will take about 5 h 31 min. The road between Sonora and Chicago has length 356 mi and will take approximately 5 h 51 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Atlanta in relation to Chicago?

Atlanta is located 588 mi south-east of Chicago.

Atlanta has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.7491, longitude -84.39018. Click here to see Atlanta on map.

Chicago has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.87554, longitude -87.62442. Click here to see Chicago on map.

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
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