The driving time from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California is:

29 hours, 7 minutes

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Driving time from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA

How long is the drive from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA? The total driving time is 29 hours, 7 minutes.

Your trip begins in Chicago, Illinois. It ends in Los Angeles, California.

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

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Chicago, Illinois

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

Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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