The driving time from New Jersey (NJ) to Chicago, Illinois is:

11 hours, 50 minutes

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Driving time from New Jersey to Chicago, IL

How long is the drive from New Jersey to Chicago, IL? The total driving time is 11 hours, 50 minutes.

Your trip begins in the state of New Jersey. It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

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

You can also calculate the cost to drive from New Jersey to Chicago, IL based on current local gas 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 New Jersey and Chicago, IL.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the flight time from New Jersey to Chicago, IL.

New Jersey (NJ)

State: New Jersey
Country: United States
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Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
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