There are 125.03 miles from Grand Rapids to Chicago in southwest direction and 179 miles (288.07 kilometers) by car, following the I-196 W route.

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Grand Rapids and Chicago are 2 hours 57 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Stevensville, MI.

Please note the time difference between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Grand Rapids is 5:44 pm and the current time in Chicago is 4:44 pm.


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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 7.20 gallons of gas to cover the route between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Grand Rapids to Chicago is $22.83.

During the route, an average car will release 141.08 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Average USA gas price used for calculation is $3.17 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on September 22, 2021.

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Halfway Point Between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL

If you want to meet halfway between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.989769 and -86.546265, or 41º 59" 23.1684" N, 86º 32" 46.554" W. This location is 89.65 miles away from Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL and it would take approximately 1 hour 28 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Stevensville, MI, situated 90 miles from Grand Rapids, MI and 90 miles from Chicago, IL. It would take 1 hour 31 mins to go from Grand Rapids to Stevensville and 1 hour 31 mins to go from Chicago to Stevensville.

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