The driving time from Buffalo, New York to Chicago, Illinois is:

8 hours, 22 minutes

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Driving time from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL

How long is the drive from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL? The total driving time is 8 hours, 22 minutes.

Your trip begins in Buffalo, New York. It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL.

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Buffalo, New York

City: Buffalo
State: New York
Country: United States
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Chicago, Illinois

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

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