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Distance from Atlanta (US) to Chicago (US)

Name Atlanta Chicago
IATA ATL CHI
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 33.748995 / -84.387982 41.878114 / -87.629798
Time zone America/New_York America/Chicago
Straight distance from Atlanta to Chicago is 947 kilometers (589 miles).

Travel information from Atlanta to Chicago

The exact distance between Atlanta (US) and Chicago (US) is 589 miles (947 km).

To find out how many hours a traveler will have to spend on the road from Atlanta to Chicago, you need to know the average speed of the selected transport: car, train, bus or ship.

For example, a tourist will travel about 1 hour, 3 minutes by plane.

Depart from Atlanta (US)
Arrives in Chicago (US)
Atlanta to Chicago distance 947 km / 589 mil
Avg car duration 10 hours, 31 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 15 hours, 47 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 9 hours, 28 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 3 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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There are many ways to find how far is Atlanta from Chicago, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 33.748995 / -84.387982 and 41.878114 / -87.629798.

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Atlanta to Chicago map route

Use our service to calculate the Atlanta to Chicago distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is Atlanta from Chicago?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from Atlanta to Chicago by air. We quote the flight time, which is 1 hour, 7 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 947 km / 589 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are 33.748995 / -84.387982 while the arrival coordinates are 41.878114 / -87.629798.

Please also note that Atlanta is in the America/New_York time zone and Chicago is located in the America/Chicago time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

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People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from Atlanta and Chicago is 947 kilometers = 589 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from Atlanta (33.748995 / -84.387982) to Chicago (41.878114 / -87.629798) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 589 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to Chicago is 1 hour, 3 minutes.
If you choose to drive from Atlanta, US to Chicago, US, you can expect to spend 15 hours, 47 minutes on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to Chicago.