How far is Detroit Lakes from Minneapolis?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis is 177.52 miles (285.7 km).

Flight distance from Detroit Lakes, MN to Minneapolis, MN is 177.52 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 22 minutes to travel from Detroit Lakes to Minneapolis with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota to Minneapolis, Minnesota is: 203.06 miles (326.8 km) by car.

Driving from Detroit Lakes to Minneapolis will take approximately 03 hours 17 minutes.

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#1 Detroit Lakes

City in Minnesota, United States

Population 9255
GPS Coordinates 46°49'2"N 95°50'43"W
Latitude 46.8171800
Longitude -95.8453300
Altitude 418
Country United States
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#2 Minneapolis

Largest city in Minnesota, U.S., county seat of Hennepin County

Population 433111
GPS Coordinates 44°58'48"N 93°15'50"W
Latitude 44.9799700
Longitude -93.2638400
Altitude 253
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis

The distance between Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis is 327 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 37 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 Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis. The current time is 05:12:35.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 45 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 04 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 03 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 23 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 54 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 42 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 32 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 27.12 liters (7.17 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit Lakes to Minneapolis is $29.39 (diesel $34.75).

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 $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 04, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Detroit Lakes and Minneapolis (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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