How far is Cedar Rapids from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs is 223.75 miles (360.09 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 223.75 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 29 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 27 minutes to travel from Cedar Rapids to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 248.1 miles (399.28 km) by car.

Driving from Cedar Rapids to Council Bluffs will take approximately 03 hours 55 minutes.

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#1 Cedar Rapids

City in Iowa

Population 133562
GPS Coordinates 42°0'30"N 91°38'39"W
Latitude 42.0083300
Longitude -91.6440700
Altitude 247
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62166
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 Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs

The distance between Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs is 399 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 26 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 Rapids and Council Bluffs. The current time is 09:11:25.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 15 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 12 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 57 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 08 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 18 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 05 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 33.14 liters (8.75 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Cedar Rapids to Council Bluffs is $26.57 (diesel $28.66).

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 $3.035 (Diesel $3.274) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 14, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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