How far is Colonie from Amherst?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Colonie and Amherst is 252.18 miles (405.85 km).

Flight distance from Colonie, NY to Amherst, NY is 252.18 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 33 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 30 minutes to travel from Colonie to Amherst with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Colonie, New York to Amherst, New York is: 277.98 miles (447.37 km) by car.

Driving from Colonie to Amherst will take approximately 04 hours 10 minutes.

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#1 Colonie

Town in Albany County, New York, United States

Population 7564
GPS Coordinates 42°43'4"N 73°50'0"W
Latitude 42.7178600
Longitude -73.8334600
Altitude 95
Country United States
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#2 Amherst

Town in New York, United States

Population 120809
GPS Coordinates 42°58'42"N 78°47'59"W
Latitude 42.9783900
Longitude -78.7997600
Altitude 182
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Colonie and Amherst

The distance between Colonie and Amherst is 447 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 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 Colonie and Amherst. The current time is 08:34:18.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 15 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 56 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 33 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 37 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 58 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 42 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 28 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 37.13 liters (9.81 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Colonie and Amherst.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Colonie to Amherst is $40.24 (diesel $47.56).

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 December 08, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Colonie and Amherst (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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Driving distance from Albany, NY to Colonie 9.86 miles (16 km)

Driving distance from Astoria, NY to Colonie 157.88 miles (254 km)

Driving distance from Babylon, NY to Colonie 198.39 miles (319 km)

Driving distance from Borough Park, NY to Colonie 168.38 miles (271 km)

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Driving distance from The Bronx, NY to Colonie 157.26 miles (253 km)

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Driving distance from Brookhaven, NY to Colonie 213.57 miles (344 km)

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Driving distance from Brooklyn, NY to Colonie 167.63 miles (270 km)

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Driving distance from Buffalo, NY to Colonie 283.11 miles (456 km)

Driving distance from Bushwick, NY to Colonie 164.28 miles (264 km)

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Driving distance from East Flatbush, NY to Colonie 176.51 miles (284 km)

Driving distance from Elmhurst, NY to Colonie 161.65 miles (260 km)

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Driving distance from Huntington, NY to Colonie 186.04 miles (299 km)

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