Shortest distance between Des Moines and Iowa City is 107.44 miles (172.91 km).
Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 107.44 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 13 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 12 minutes to travel from Des Moines to Iowa City with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Des Moines, Iowa to Iowa City, Iowa is: 114.75 miles (184.67 km) by car.
Driving from Des Moines to Iowa City will take approximately 01 hours 47 minutes.
The distance between Des Moines and Iowa City is 185 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 03 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 Iowa City. The current time is 10:43:58.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||03 hours 49 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||02 hours 52 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||02 hours 17 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||01 hours 54 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||01 hours 38 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||01 hours 31 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||01 hours 25 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.33 liters (4.05 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Des Moines and Iowa City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Des Moines to Iowa City is $12.29 (diesel $13.26).
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 $3.035 (Diesel $3.274) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 14, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Des Moines and Iowa City (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.