How far is Colorado Springs from Thornton?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Colorado Springs and Thornton is 71.9 miles (115.72 km).

Flight distance from Colorado Springs, CO to Thornton, CO is 71.9 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 09 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 08 minutes to travel from Colorado Springs to Thornton with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Colorado Springs, Colorado to Thornton, Colorado is: 79.82 miles (128.47 km) by car.

Driving from Colorado Springs to Thornton will take approximately 01 hours 19 minutes.

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#1 Colorado Springs

County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States

Population 482131
GPS Coordinates 38°50'2"N 104°49'17"W
Latitude 38.8338800
Longitude -104.8213600
Altitude 1832
Country United States
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#2 Thornton

City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America

Population 148113
GPS Coordinates 39°52'5"N 104°58'19"W
Latitude 39.8680400
Longitude -104.9719200
Altitude 1631
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Colorado Springs and Thornton

The distance between Colorado Springs and Thornton is 128 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 25 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 Colorado Springs and Thornton. The current time is 02:53:55.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 39 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 59 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 35 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 19 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 08 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 03 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 59 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 10.66 liters (2.82 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Colorado Springs and Thornton.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Colorado Springs to Thornton is $9.52 (diesel $10.48).

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 $3.38 (Diesel $3.72) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 01, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Colorado Springs and Thornton (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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