How far is Athens from Columbus?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Athens and Columbus is 139.28 miles (224.15 km).

Flight distance from Athens, GA to Columbus, GA is 139.28 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Athens to Columbus with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Athens, Georgia to Columbus, Georgia is: 173.5 miles (279.23 km) by car.

Driving from Athens to Columbus will take approximately 03 hours 00 minutes.

#1 Athens

Consolidated city-county and county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States

Population 116714
GPS Coordinates 33°57'39"N 83°22'41"W
Latitude 33.9609500
Longitude -83.3779400
Altitude 228
Country United States
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#2 Columbus

Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States

Population 196442
GPS Coordinates 32°27'40"N 84°59'16"W
Latitude 32.4609800
Longitude -84.9877100
Altitude 82
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Athens and Columbus

The distance between Athens and Columbus is 279 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 06 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 Athens and Columbus. The current time is 03:51:15.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 46 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 20 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 28 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 53 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 28 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 18 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 09 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 23.18 liters (6.12 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Athens and Columbus.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Athens to Columbus is $20.34 (diesel $22.48).

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 $3.322 (Diesel $3.671) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 23, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

Distance to Other Cities

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