How far is Cedar Falls from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Cedar Falls and Des Moines is 87.56 miles (140.91 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 87.56 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 15 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 13 minutes to travel from Cedar Falls to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Cedar Falls, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 125.19 miles (201.48 km) by car.

Driving from Cedar Falls to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 55 minutes.

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#1 Cedar Falls

City in Black Hawk County, Iowa

Population 40536
GPS Coordinates 42°31'40"N 92°26'44"W
Latitude 42.5277600
Longitude -92.4454700
Altitude 268
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 214237
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 Cedar Falls and Des Moines

The distance between Cedar Falls and Des Moines is 201 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 14 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 Cedar Falls and Des Moines. The current time is 06:04:36.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 10 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 07 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 30 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 05 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 47 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 40 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 33 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 16.72 liters (4.42 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Cedar Falls and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Cedar Falls to Des Moines is $13.56 (diesel $14.52).

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 $3.069 (Diesel $3.286) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 16, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

Distance to Other Cities

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