How far is Dothan from Decatur?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Dothan and Decatur is 251.31 miles (404.44 km).

Flight distance from Dothan, AL to Decatur, AL is 251.31 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 34 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 30 minutes to travel from Dothan to Decatur with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Dothan, Alabama to Decatur, Alabama is: 283.26 miles (455.86 km) by car.

Driving from Dothan to Decatur will take approximately 04 hours 31 minutes.

Decatur image
#1 Dothan

County seat of Houston County, Alabama, United States

Population 69414
GPS Coordinates 31°13'24"N 85°23'26"W
Latitude 31.2232300
Longitude -85.3904900
Altitude 98
Country United States
Decatur image
#2 Decatur

City in Morgan and Limestone counties, Alabama, United States

Population 54381
GPS Coordinates 34°36'21"N 86°59'0"W
Latitude 34.6059300
Longitude -86.9833400
Altitude 171
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Dothan and Decatur

The distance between Dothan and Decatur is 456 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 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 Dothan and Decatur. The current time is 08:55:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 26 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 04 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 39 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 43 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 02 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 46 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 37.84 liters (10 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Dothan and Decatur.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Dothan to Decatur is $33.93 (diesel $37.22).

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 $3.395 (Diesel $3.724) /gallon. Last changed prices on November 28, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Dothan and Decatur (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur image

Driving distance from Birmingham, AL to Dothan 199.71 miles (321 km)

Driving distance from East Florence, AL to Dothan 313.31 miles (504 km)

Driving distance from Enterprise, AL to Dothan 140.69 miles (226 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Florence, AL to Dothan 313.45 miles (504 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Gadsden, AL to Dothan 255.2 miles (411 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Hoover, AL to Dothan 190.37 miles (306 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Huntsville, AL to Dothan 297.39 miles (479 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Madison, AL to Dothan 288.52 miles (464 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Mobile, AL to Dothan 205.04 miles (330 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Montgomery, AL to Dothan 107.43 miles (173 km)

Decatur image

Driving distance from Opelika, AL to Dothan 112.04 miles (180 km)

Driving distance from Pennsylvania, AL to Dothan 181.65 miles (292 km)

Gas Cost Calculator

Find hotel in