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Elevation from Chicago to Springfield (Illinois)

Elevation (ft)500580660740820900
Grade %-2-1012
Max elevation: 867 ft / 264 m
Min elevation: 523 ft / 159 m
Elevation change: 344 ft / 105 m
Max grade: 1.7%
Min grade: -1.3%
Steepness score: 12 + 169 + 1013 + 7 = 1200
Distance: 203.59 mi / 327.64 km
Travel Time: 3 hours 10 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through Urbana (Illinois), but make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades.

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If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Chicago to Springfield (Illinois). You can also view a 3-D map of Chicago elevation or Springfield (Illinois) elevation.

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I-55200 mi / 322 km