How far is Decatur, TN from Murfreesboro, TN?

Fastest route

The distance between Decatur, Tennessee 37322, and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is approximately 121 miles (194.73 kilometers). The estimated travel time is 2 hours and 17 minutes. Here are the directions for the fastest route:


  1. Head south on TN-58 S toward W Memorial Dr.
  2. Follow US Hwy 27 S and TN-111 N to TN-8 N in Sequatchie County.
  3. Turn left onto US Hwy 27 S.
  4. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Dunlap/TN-111 N, and merge onto TN-111 N.
  5. Continue on TN-8 N to Warren County.
  6. Turn right onto E Main St.
  7. Turn right onto Sparta St.
  8. Turn left onto E Morford St.
  9. Pass by Piggly Wiggly (on the right in 19.1 mi).
  10. Take E Main St to S Spring St.
  11. Turn right onto Apollo Dr.
  12. Turn left onto S Spring St.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Plan your trip: Before embarking on the journey, make sure to plan your route and check for any potential road closures or traffic conditions that may affect your travel time.
  • 🛣️ Stay on main roads: Stick to major highways and main roads whenever possible, as they usually offer the fastest and most straightforward routes.
  • ⛽ Refuel: Ensure your vehicle has enough fuel for the entire trip, and consider refueling at gas stations along the way to avoid running out of gas.
  • 🕒 Time zone changes: Keep in mind that your destination, Murfreesboro, is in a different time zone, so adjust your plans accordingly to account for any time differences.
  • 🚦 Check for traffic updates: Before leaving and during the journey, check for real-time traffic updates to find the most efficient route and avoid any traffic congestion.
  • 🚧 Be aware of road conditions: Be cautious of any construction or roadwork that may impact your route, and follow detour signs if necessary.
  • 📱 Stay connected: Keep your mobile phone charged and have a car charger with you in case you need to use navigation apps or make emergency calls during the trip.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Decatur and Murfreesboro is 92.66 miles (149.13 km).

Flight distance from Decatur, TN to Murfreesboro, TN is 92.66 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 13 minutes to travel from Decatur to Murfreesboro with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Decatur, Tennessee to Murfreesboro, Tennessee is: 121.67 miles (195.81 km) by car.

Driving from Decatur to Murfreesboro will take approximately 02 hours 16 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 Murfreesboro

The second most populous city in Tennessee. It is located in Rutherford County in central Tennessee. Murfreesboro is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Middle Tennessee State University and the Frist Art Museum.

Population 150757
GPS Coordinates 35°50'44"N 86°23'25"W
Latitude 35.8456200
Longitude -86.3902700
Altitude 186
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Decatur and Murfreesboro

The distance between Decatur and Murfreesboro is 196 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 10 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 Murfreesboro, TN. The current time in Decatur is 01:16:01, although it is 00:16:01 in Murfreesboro.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 03 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 02 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 25 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 01 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 44 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 37 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 31 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 16.25 liters (4.29 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Decatur and Murfreesboro.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Decatur to Murfreesboro is $14.22 (diesel $18.38).

Tennessee gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.31 $3.7 $4.07 $4.28
Total $14.22 $15.89 $17.45 $18.38

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 02, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Decatur and Murfreesboro (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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