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Glen Ellyn to Fort Wayne drive

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Glen Ellyn to Fort Wayne road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Glen Ellyn to Fort Wayne. If you're planning a road trip to Fort Wayne, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Glen Ellyn
drive for about 38 minutes

9:38 am  Chicago
stay for about 2 hours and leave at 11:38 am
drive for about 38 minutes

12:16 pm  Gary
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:16 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

1:55 pm  Michigan City
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:55 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:01 pm  Plymouth (Indiana)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:01 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

5:48 pm  Warsaw
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:48 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

7:36 pm  arrive in Fort Wayne

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Chicago  (268 answers)
    Millennium Park  (54 mentions)
    The Art Institute of Chicago  (48 mentions)
    Shedd Aquarium  (46 mentions)
    Willis Tower  (38 mentions)
    Lincoln Park Zoo  (35 mentions)
    restaurants around Chicago:
        Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
        Pequod's Pizza
        Girl & the Goat
        Big Star
        Au Cheval
    hotels around Chicago:
        The James Chicago Hotel
        Hotel Palomar Chicago
        Acme Hotel Company Chicago
        Virgin Hotels Chicago
        Thompson Chicago
    questions about Chicago:
        Best Chicago pizza?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
        What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
        airport transportation
        What are the coolest hotels in downtown Chicago?
Gary  (3 answers)
Michigan City
Plymouth (Indiana)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Fort Wayne, Indiana.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Fort Wayne?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Fort Wayne.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Fort Wayne to Glen Ellyn drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Glen Ellyn to Fort Wayne. Or get a full Glen Ellyn to Fort Wayne flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Glen Ellyn well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Glen Ellyn!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 184 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 38 minutes
Fort Wayne is 1 hour ahead of Glen Ellyn
268 Chicago travel answers
3 Gary travel answers
1 Michigan City travel answer
1 Warsaw travel answer
1 Fort Wayne travel answer

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