Distance between Toronto ON and Chicago IL
The distance from Toronto to Chicago is 835 kilometers by road including 809 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and goes through Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton, Brantford, Woodstock, Sarnia and Flint.
Shortest distance by air  701 km ✈️ 
Car route length  835 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 
Fuel amount  66.8 L 
Fuel cost  125.5 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Toronto  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
Gardiner 24 km, 16 min


Mississauga  24 km  16 min  1.4 L  
QEW 30 km, 17 min


Burlington  54 km  34 min  3.6 L  
403 12 km, 07 min


Hamilton  66 km  41 min  5.1 L  
403 34 km, 20 min


Brantford  100 km  1 h 01 min  7.5 L  
403 39 km, 23 min


Woodstock  139 km  1 h 25 min  10.6 L  
401 402 141 km, 1 h 20 min


Sarnia  280 km  2 h 45 min  21.6 L  
402 I 69 122 km, 1 h 12 min


Flint  401 km  3 h 58 min  31.8 L  
I 69 99 km, 53 min


Lansing  500 km  4 h 52 min  39.8 L  
I 69 102 km, 55 min


Kalamazoo  602 km  5 h 47 min  47.9 L  
I 94 233 km, 2 h 13 min


Chicago  835 km  8 h 00 min  64.9 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Toronto to Chicago?
Fuel cost: 125.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 835 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Toronto to Chicago?
Driving time: 8 h
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 521 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 h 43 min
 261 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 2 h 36 min
 15 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 min
 29 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 22 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 1 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Toronto to Chicago by land?
The distance between Toronto and Chicago is 835 km by road including 809 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Toronto and Chicago respectively.
How far is Toronto to Chicago by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Toronto and Chicago is 701 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 Toronto and Chicago respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Toronto from Chicago by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 52 min to cover the distance of 701 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 11 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 Toronto to Chicago?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 55 min to cover the distance of 701 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 20 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 Toronto and Chicago?
The halfway point between Toronto and Chicago is Swartz Creek. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Swartz Creek to Toronto is 416 km and driving will take about 4 h 6 min. The road between Swartz Creek and Chicago has length 418 km and will take approximately 3 h 54 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Toronto in relation to Chicago?
Toronto is located 701 km east of Chicago.
Toronto has geographic coordinates: latitude 43.65396, longitude 79.38721.
Chicago has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.87554, longitude 87.62442.
Which highway goes from Toronto to Chicago?
The route from Toronto to Chicago follows I 69, I 94, 403, 402.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 401: 50 km
 QEW: 39 km
 I 90: 32 km
 US 41: 22 km
 Gardiner: 14 km
 24: 8 km
 I 96: 8 km
 US 31: 5 km
 US 12: 3 km
 US 20: 3 km