How far is Cedar Rapids from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Cedar Rapids and Des Moines is 105.05 miles (169.07 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 105.05 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 120.58 miles (194.06 km) by car.

Driving from Cedar Rapids to Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 00 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 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 Rapids and Des Moines

The distance between Cedar Rapids and Des Moines is 194 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 09 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 Des Moines. The current time is 01:05:18.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 01 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 00 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 24 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 00 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 43 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 36 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 16.11 liters (4.25 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Cedar Rapids and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Cedar Rapids to Des Moines is $12.91 (diesel $13.93).

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 13, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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