The driving distance from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, Illinois is:

519 miles / 835 km

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Driving distance from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, IL

The total driving distance from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, IL is 519 miles or 835 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Toronto, Canada. It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, IL so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, IL based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Toronto, Canada and Chicago, IL.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Toronto, Canada to Chicago, IL.

You have options when driving from Toronto to Chicago. The popular routes are Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and Blue Water Bridge (Sarnia/Port Huron crossing).

Another route is the Niagara Falls route where you can visit Niagara Falls and Finger Lakes wineries before heading to Chicago.

When in Niagara Falls, take the Maid of the Mist Steamboat and get close to the Horseshoe Falls. Also, take a Journey Behind the Falls at an observation deck behind the majestic Falls of North America.

After your trip to Niagara Falls, drive through charming towns and villages, wineries by the lakes, and historic sites in Finger Lakes area. We recommend Cayuga Scenic Byway. This drive will take you to natural wonders like Taughannock Falls, gorges, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, and Cayuga Lake. Cayuga Lake is the longest, deepest and widest of the 11 lakes in the Finger Lakes area.

Check out a few of the 26 wineries around Cayuga Lake and stay a night at Halsey House Bed and Breakfast. Visit

Toronto, Canada

City: Toronto
Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Category: cities

Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Category: cities

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