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279.6
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4
h
13
min
9.5
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27.7
USD
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Distance from Chicago to Detroit by car

The distance between Chicago and Detroit is 280 miles by road including 269 miles on motorways. Distance from Chicago to Detroit by car takes approximately 4 hours and 13 minutes.

The distance between Chicago and Detroit is ranked 192nd in the ranking popularity.
The driving time from Chicago to Detroit is approximately 4 hours and 13 minutes without intermediate stops.
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To find out how far is Chicago from Detroit, all the intermediate path segments were totalized. Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation.
Reverse route: from Detroit to Chicago.
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