How far is Detroit from Lansing?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Detroit and Lansing is 81.71 miles (131.5 km).

Flight distance from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI is 81.71 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 10 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 09 minutes to travel from Detroit to Lansing with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Detroit, Michigan to Lansing, Michigan is: 90.75 miles (146.05 km) by car.

Driving from Detroit to Lansing will take approximately 01 hours 22 minutes.

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#1 Detroit

Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County

Population 665369
GPS Coordinates 42°19'53"N 83°2'45"W
Latitude 42.3314300
Longitude -83.0457500
Altitude 183
Country United States
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#2 Lansing

City in Ingham County, Eaton County and Clinton County, Michigan, USA and Michigan federated state capital city

Population 112640
GPS Coordinates 42°43'57"N 84°33'20"W
Latitude 42.7325300
Longitude -84.5555300
Altitude 260
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Detroit and Lansing

The distance between Detroit and Lansing is 146 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 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 and Lansing. The current time is 03:52:14.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 01 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 16 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 48 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 30 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 17 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 12 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 07 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 12.12 liters (3.2 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Detroit and Lansing.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Lansing is $13.14 (diesel $15.53).

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 06, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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