Distance between Portage MI and DeForest WI
The distance from Portage to DeForest is 480 kilometers by road including 397 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Chicago, Janesville, Madison, Portage, Lake Station, Gary and Hammond.
Shortest distance by air  329 km ✈️ 
Car route length  480 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  38.4 L 
Fuel cost  66.5 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Portage  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
I 94 170 km, 2 h 00 min


Portage  170 km  2 h 00 min  13.2 L  
I 94 6 km, 04 min


Lake Station  176 km  2 h 04 min  14.0 L  
I 90 10 km, 07 min


Gary  186 km  2 h 12 min  14.2 L  
I 90 16 km, 10 min


Hammond  202 km  2 h 23 min  15.6 L  
I 90 37 km, 40 min


Des Plaines  239 km  3 h 03 min  16.8 L  
I 90 30 km, 37 min


Mount Prospect  269 km  3 h 40 min  21.5 L  
I 90 139 km, 2 h 39 min


Janesville  408 km  6 h 20 min  32.4 L  
I 39 56 km, 57 min


Madison  465 km  7 h 17 min  36.5 L  
I 39 18 km, 17 min


DeForest  482 km  7 h 34 min  38.1 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Portage to DeForest?
Fuel cost: 66.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 480 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.73 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Portage to DeForest?
Driving time: 7 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 350 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 10 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 3 min
 24 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 16 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 9 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 4 min
 74 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 3 h 40 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Portage to DeForest by land?
The distance between Portage and DeForest is 480 km by road including 397 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Portage and DeForest respectively.
How far is Portage to DeForest by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Portage and DeForest is 329 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Portage and DeForest respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Portage from DeForest by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 24 min to cover the distance of 329 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 29 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
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 Portage to DeForest?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 22 min to cover the distance of 329 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 34 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
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 Portage and DeForest?
The halfway point between Portage and DeForest is Des Plaines. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Des Plaines to Portage is 239 km and driving will take about 3 h 3 min. The road between Des Plaines and DeForest has length 242 km and will take approximately 4 h 30 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Portage in relation to DeForest?
Portage is located 329 km southeast of DeForest.
Portage has geographic coordinates: latitude 42.20115, longitude 85.58.
DeForest has geographic coordinates: latitude 43.24777, longitude 89.34373.
Which highway goes from Portage to DeForest?
The route from Portage to DeForest follows I 90, I 94.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 I 39: 99 km
 US 51: 27 km
 CTH CV: 6 km
 WI 11: 3 km
 US 31: 3 km