How far is Bowie from Bethesda?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Bowie and Bethesda is 20.05 miles (32.27 km).

Flight distance from Bowie, MD to Bethesda, MD is 20.05 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 03 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Bowie, Maryland to Bethesda, Maryland is: 26.17 miles (42.11 km) by car.

Driving from Bowie to Bethesda will take approximately 00 hours 36 minutes.

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#1 Bowie

City in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States

Population 58212
GPS Coordinates 38°56'34"N 76°43'49"W
Latitude 38.9427800
Longitude -76.7302800
Altitude 42
Country United States
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#2 Bethesda

Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Population 62448
GPS Coordinates 38°58'50"N 77°6'1"W
Latitude 38.9806700
Longitude -77.1002600
Altitude 97
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Bowie and Bethesda

The distance between Bowie and Bethesda is 42 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 28 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 Bowie and Bethesda. The current time is 03:04:30.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 52 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 39 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 31 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 26 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 22 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 19 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.5 liters (0.92 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Bowie and Bethesda.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Bowie to Bethesda is $3.79 (diesel $4.48).

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 $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 07, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Bowie and Bethesda (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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Driving distance from Annapolis, MD to Bowie 15.73 miles (25 km)

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Driving distance from Baltimore, MD to Bowie 29.03 miles (47 km)

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Driving distance from Catonsville, MD to Bowie 28.67 miles (46 km)

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Driving distance from College Park, MD to Bowie 14.17 miles (23 km)

Driving distance from Columbia, MD to Bowie 32.41 miles (52 km)

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Driving distance from Cumberland, MD to Bowie 146.62 miles (236 km)

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Driving distance from Essex, MD to Bowie 38.15 miles (61 km)

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Driving distance from Fort Washington, MD to Bowie 32.4 miles (52 km)

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Driving distance from Frederick, MD to Bowie 59.22 miles (95 km)

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Driving distance from Gaithersburg, MD to Bowie 39.03 miles (63 km)

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Driving distance from Greenbelt, MD to Bowie 13.41 miles (22 km)

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