How far is Council Bluffs from Dubuque?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Council Bluffs and Dubuque is 280.62 miles (451.61 km).

Flight distance from Council Bluffs, IA to Dubuque, IA is 280.62 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 39 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 35 minutes to travel from Council Bluffs to Dubuque with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Dubuque, Iowa is: 329.87 miles (530.87 km) by car.

Driving from Council Bluffs to Dubuque will take approximately 05 hours 02 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 Dubuque

City in and county seat of Dubuque, Iowa, United States

Population 57781
GPS Coordinates 42°30'2"N 90°39'52"W
Latitude 42.5005600
Longitude -90.6645700
Altitude 189
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Council Bluffs and Dubuque

The distance between Council Bluffs and Dubuque is 531 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 53 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 Dubuque. The current time is 03:48:13.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 10 hours 59 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 08 hours 14 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 35 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 29 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 42 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 23 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 06 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 44.06 liters (11.64 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Council Bluffs and Dubuque.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Council Bluffs to Dubuque is $39.34 (diesel $43.3).

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 Council Bluffs and Dubuque (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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