How far is Burlington from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Burlington and Des Moines is 140.85 miles (226.67 km).

Flight distance from Burlington, IA to Des Moines, IA is 140.85 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Burlington, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 166.01 miles (267.17 km) by car.

Driving from Burlington to Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 41 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 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 212312
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Burlington and Des Moines

The distance between Burlington and Des Moines is 267 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 58 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 Des Moines. The current time is 07:56:53.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 31 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 09 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 19 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 46 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 22 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 12 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 04 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.17 liters (5.86 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Burlington and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Burlington to Des Moines is $24.03 (diesel $28.41).

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 30, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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