How far is Council Bluffs from Cedar Falls?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Council Bluffs and Cedar Falls is 196.2 miles (315.76 km).

Flight distance from Council Bluffs, IA to Cedar Falls, IA is 196.2 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 30 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 27 minutes to travel from Council Bluffs to Cedar Falls with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Cedar Falls, Iowa is: 253.96 miles (408.72 km) by car.

Driving from Council Bluffs to Cedar Falls will take approximately 03 hours 54 minutes.

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#1 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62216
GPS Coordinates 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W
Latitude 41.2619400
Longitude -95.8608300
Altitude 301
Country United States
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#2 Cedar Falls

City in Black Hawk County, Iowa

Population 40231
GPS Coordinates 42°31'40"N 92°26'44"W
Latitude 42.5277600
Longitude -92.4454700
Altitude 268
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Council Bluffs and Cedar Falls

The distance between Council Bluffs and Cedar Falls is 409 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 32 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 Cedar Falls. The current time is 08:25:58.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 27 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 20 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 04 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 13 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 37 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 23 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 10 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 33.92 liters (8.96 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Council Bluffs and Cedar Falls.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Council Bluffs to Cedar Falls is $30.42 (diesel $33.37).

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 $3.395 (Diesel $3.724) /gallon. Last changed prices on November 29, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Council Bluffs and Cedar Falls (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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