The driving time from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago, Illinois is:

12 hours, 36 minutes

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Driving time from Richmond, VA to Chicago, IL

How long is the drive from Richmond, VA to Chicago, IL? The total driving time is 12 hours, 36 minutes.

Your trip begins in Richmond, Virginia. It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

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

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Richmond, Virginia

City: Richmond
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Chicago, Illinois

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

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