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).
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.
The second most populous city in Colorado and the center of the Colorado Springs metropolitan area. It is located at the foot of Pikes Peak in central Colorado. Colorado Springs is known for its military bases, its hot springs, and its many attractions, such as the Garden of the Gods and the United States Air Force Academy.
|GPS Coordinates||38°50'2"N 104°49'17"W|
The seventh most populous city in Colorado. It is located in the northeastern part of the state. Thornton is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Thornton Historical Society and the Thornton Town Center.
|GPS Coordinates||39°52'5"N 104°58'19"W|
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 13:04:18.
|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|
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 $10.25 (diesel $13.34).
Colorado gas prices.
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The average gas price (in Colorado ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.640 (Diesel $4.737) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 01, 2023.
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.
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