Shortest distance between Ames and Council Bluffs is 127.42 miles (205.06 km).
Flight distance from Ames, IA to Council Bluffs, IA is 127.42 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 19 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Ames to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Ames, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 161.82 miles (260.42 km) by car.
Driving from Ames to Council Bluffs will take approximately 02 hours 30 minutes.
The distance between Ames and Council Bluffs is 260 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 53 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.
There is no time difference between Ames and Council Bluffs. The current time is 16:44:35.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||05 hours 23 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||04 hours 02 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||03 hours 14 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||02 hours 41 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||02 hours 18 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||02 hours 09 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||02 hours 01 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 21.61 liters (5.71 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Ames and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Ames to Council Bluffs is $18.04 (diesel $19.23).
Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.
The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.159 (Diesel $3.367) /gallon. Last changed prices on August 04, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Ames and Council Bluffs (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.