Shortest distance between Ames and Des Moines is 30 miles (48.29 km).
Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 30 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 04 minutes.
The driving distance from Ames, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 34.34 miles (55.27 km) by car.
Driving from Ames to Des Moines will take approximately 00 hours 34 minutes.
The distance between Ames and Des Moines is 55 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 36 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 Des Moines. The current time is 10:17:34.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||01 hours 08 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||00 hours 51 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||00 hours 41 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||00 hours 34 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||00 hours 29 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||00 hours 27 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||00 hours 25 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 4.59 liters (1.21 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Ames and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Ames to Des Moines is $3.8 (diesel $4.05).
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 $3.136 (Diesel $3.342) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 31, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Ames and Des Moines (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.