How far is Artesia, NM from Las Cruces, NM?

Fastest route

The fastest route from Artesia, New Mexico 88210, USA to Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA is approximately 3 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of 177 miles via US-82 W and US-70 W. However, please note that this route has restricted usage or private roads.

Directions

To reach Las Cruces from Artesia, follow these directions:

  1. Head west on US-82 W/W Main St toward N 6th St.
  2. Continue to follow US-82 W and pass by Wells Fargo Bank on the right.
  3. Continue onto Charlie Lee Memorial Relief Route.
  4. Use the right lane to take the US-70 W ramp to Las Cruces.
  5. Continue onto US-70 W/S White Sands Blvd and pass by Subway on the right after 63.8 miles.
  6. Continue on N Solano Dr and drive to Lynx Trail.
  7. Turn left onto N Solano Dr, then left onto Encantada Ave (partial restricted usage road).
  8. Turn right onto Antelope Trail, which will later become Lynx Trail.
  9. You will arrive in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Make sure to check the traffic conditions before starting your journey.
  • 🗺️ Carry a map or use GPS navigation to stay on the designated route.
  • ⛽ It's advisable to have enough fuel in your vehicle for the journey.
  • 🚦 Observe traffic rules and regulations while driving.
  • 📞 Keep your phone charged and have emergency contact numbers handy.
  • 📅 Consider planning your trip during non-peak hours to avoid heavy traffic.
  • 🚧 Pay attention to any road signs indicating restricted usage or private roads.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Artesia and Las Cruces is 143.04 miles (230.21 km).

Flight distance from Artesia, NM to Las Cruces, NM is 143.04 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 21 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 19 minutes to travel from Artesia to Las Cruces with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Artesia, New Mexico to Las Cruces, New Mexico is: 177.21 miles (285.2 km) by car.

Driving from Artesia to Las Cruces will take approximately 03 hours 16 minutes.

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#1 Artesia

City in New Mexico, USA

Population 12214
GPS Coordinates 32°50'32"N 104°24'12"W
Latitude 32.8423300
Longitude -104.4033000
Altitude 1030
Country United States
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#2 Las Cruces

The second most populous city in New Mexico. It is located in the Mesilla Valley on the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico. Las Cruces is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum and the Las Cruces Museum of Art.

Population 105096
GPS Coordinates 32°18'44"N 106°46'42"W
Latitude 32.3123200
Longitude -106.7783400
Altitude 1191
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Artesia and Las Cruces

The distance between Artesia and Las Cruces is 285 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 10 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 Artesia and Las Cruces. The current time is 01:29:50.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 54 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 25 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 57 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 31 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 21 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 12 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 23.67 liters (6.25 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Artesia and Las Cruces.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Artesia to Las Cruces is $23.31 (diesel $27.71).

New Mexico gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.73 $4.09 $4.38 $4.43
Total $23.31 $25.56 $27.37 $27.71

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 (in New Mexico ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.727 (Diesel $4.431) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 02, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Artesia and Las Cruces (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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