Shortest distance between Council Bluffs and Ames is 127.42 miles (205.06 km).
Flight distance from Council Bluffs, IA to Ames, IA is 127.42 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 19 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Council Bluffs to Ames with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 163.67 miles (263.4 km) by car.
Driving from Council Bluffs to Ames will take approximately 02 hours 33 minutes.
The distance between Council Bluffs and Ames is 263 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 55 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 Council Bluffs and Ames. The current time is 16:13:21.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||05 hours 27 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||04 hours 05 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||03 hours 16 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||02 hours 43 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||02 hours 20 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||02 hours 10 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||02 hours 02 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 21.86 liters (5.78 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Council Bluffs and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Council Bluffs to Ames is $19.3 (diesel $21.22).
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 $3.341 (Diesel $3.674) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 07, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Council Bluffs and Ames (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.