How far is Burlington from West Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Burlington and West Des Moines is 145.18 miles (233.65 km).

Flight distance from Burlington, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 145.18 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Burlington, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 172.69 miles (277.92 km) by car.

Driving from Burlington to West Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 50 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 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 69057
GPS Coordinates 41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W
Latitude 41.5772100
Longitude -93.7113300
Altitude 252
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Burlington and West Des Moines

The distance between Burlington and West Des Moines is 278 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 05 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 20:25:49.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 45 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 19 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 27 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 52 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 23.07 liters (6.09 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Burlington and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Burlington to West Des Moines is $25 (diesel $29.55).

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 West 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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