Shortest distance between Des Moines and Ames is 30 miles (48.29 km).
Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 30 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 04 minutes.
The driving distance from Des Moines, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 35.88 miles (57.74 km) by car.
Driving from Des Moines to Ames will take approximately 00 hours 37 minutes.
The distance between Des Moines and Ames is 58 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 38 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 Des Moines and Ames. The current time is 13:13:37.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||01 hours 11 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||00 hours 53 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||00 hours 43 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||00 hours 35 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||00 hours 30 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||00 hours 28 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||00 hours 26 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 4.79 liters (1.27 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Des Moines and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Des Moines to Ames is $3.89 (diesel $4.16).
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 $3.069 (Diesel $3.286) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 15, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Des Moines and Ames (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.