How far is Burlington from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Burlington and Council Bluffs is 249.4 miles (401.37 km).

Flight distance from Burlington, IA to Council Bluffs, IA is 249.4 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 35 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 32 minutes to travel from Burlington to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Burlington, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 293.73 miles (472.71 km) by car.

Driving from Burlington to Council Bluffs will take approximately 04 hours 42 minutes.

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#1 Burlington

City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States

Population 24516
GPS Coordinates 40°48'27"N 91°6'47"W
Latitude 40.8075400
Longitude -91.1129200
Altitude 185
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62216
GPS Coordinates 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W
Latitude 41.2619400
Longitude -95.8608300
Altitude 301
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Burlington and Council Bluffs

The distance between Burlington and Council Bluffs is 473 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 15 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 Burlington and Council Bluffs. The current time is 20:31:04.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 47 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 20 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 52 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 53 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 11 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 54 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 39 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 39.24 liters (10.36 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Burlington and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Burlington to Council Bluffs is $42.52 (diesel $50.26).

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 January 31, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Burlington 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.

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