Distance from Chicago, Illinois to DeKalb, Illinois


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The distance from Chicago, Illinois to DeKalb, Illinois is 55.2 miles by the driving route, 55.2 miles by the biking route, and 55.2 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Chicago and DeKalb is 55.2 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Chicago to DeKalb are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Chicago to DeKalb is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Chicago, IL to DeKalb, IL

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 55.2 mi 88.9 km
biking Bicycling 55.2 mi 88.9 km
walking Walking 55.2 mi 88.9 km
flying Airplane 55.2 mi 88.9 km 6.6 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Chicago to DeKalb by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg55.2 miles$5.52
25 mpg55.2 miles$4.42
30 mpg55.2 miles$3.68
35 mpg55.2 miles$3.16
40 mpg55.2 miles$2.76
50 mpg55.2 miles$2.21
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.00 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Chicago, IL to Nearby Cities

From Chicago, IL to Oak Lawn, IL 9.3 miles
From Chicago, IL to Burr Ridge, IL 13.7 miles
From Chicago, IL to Oak Brook, IL 14.0 miles
From Chicago, IL to Skokie, IL 14.0 miles
From Chicago, IL to Elmhurst, IL 14.1 miles

Table 4. Distance from Chicago, IL to Cities Near DeKalb, IL

From Chicago, IL to DeKalb, IL 55.2 miles
From Chicago, IL to Rochelle, IL 71.2 miles
From Chicago, IL to Campton Hills, IL 38.6 miles
From Chicago, IL to Sugar Grove, IL 39.9 miles
From Chicago, IL to St. Charles, IL 32.9 miles

Also see Distance from Chicago to other countries; Distance from Chicago to other world cities; Distance from Chicago to nearby airports.