The best city between Dallas, TX and Chicago, IL to meet is Springfield, Missouri which is about 42 miles from the exact midpoint.
The town that marks the exact halfway point is actually Caffeyville, Missouri.
The closest zip code to the midpoint is 65722.
The exact latitude and longitude coordinates are 37° 36' 17" N and 92° 42' 22" W.
The closest major city that is roughly halfway is Kansas City, MO.
The total driving distance from Dallas, TX to Chicago, IL is 968 miles or 1 558 kilometers.
Each person would then have to drive about 484 miles to meet in the middle.
It will take about 7 hours and 26 minutes for each driver to arrive at the meeting point.
For a flight, the straight line geographic midpoint coordinates are 37° 25' 8" N and 92° 29' 36" W.
The city at the geographic halfway point from Dallas, TX to Chicago, IL is Smittle, Missouri.
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