How far is Decatur, TN from Memphis, TN?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Decatur and Memphis is 297.46 miles (478.71 km).

Flight distance from Decatur, TN to Memphis, TN is 297.46 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 45 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 40 minutes to travel from Decatur to Memphis with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Decatur, Tennessee to Memphis, Tennessee is: 373.32 miles (600.8 km) by car.

Driving from Decatur to Memphis will take approximately 05 hours 57 minutes.

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#1 Decatur

Human settlement in Meigs County, Tennessee, United States of America

Population 1663
GPS Coordinates 35°30'53"N 84°47'25"W
Latitude 35.5147900
Longitude -84.7902200
Altitude 237
Country United States
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#2 Memphis

The twenty-ninth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Memphis metropolitan area. It is located on the Mississippi River in western Tennessee. Memphis is a major center for the music industry and is home to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

Population 649705
GPS Coordinates 35°8'58"N 90°2'56"W
Latitude 35.1495300
Longitude -90.0489800
Altitude 78
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Decatur and Memphis

The distance between Decatur and Memphis is 601 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 40 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.

Please keep in mind that there is a 1 hour time gap between Decatur, TN and Memphis, TN. The current time in Decatur is 11:24:39, although it is 10:24:39 in Memphis.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 12 hours 26 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 20 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 27 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 13 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 19 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 58 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 39 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 49.87 liters (13.17 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Decatur and Memphis.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Decatur to Memphis is $43.64 (diesel $56.39).

Tennessee gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.31 $3.7 $4.07 $4.28
Total $43.64 $48.77 $53.55 $56.39

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 (in Tennessee ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.313 (Diesel $4.281) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 01, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Decatur and Memphis (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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Driving distance from Chattanooga, TN to Decatur 52.47 miles (84 km)

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Driving distance from Clarksville, TN to Decatur 209.24 miles (337 km)

Driving distance from East Chattanooga, TN to Decatur 42.57 miles (69 km)

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Driving distance from Franklin, TN to Decatur 165.52 miles (266 km)

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Driving distance from Knoxville, TN to Decatur 66.24 miles (107 km)

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Driving distance from Murfreesboro, TN to Decatur 121.67 miles (196 km)

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Driving distance from Nashville, TN to Decatur 161.44 miles (260 km)

Driving distance from New South Memphis, TN to Decatur 375.92 miles (605 km)

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