How far is Dubuque from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Dubuque and Council Bluffs is 280.62 miles (451.61 km).

Flight distance from Dubuque, IA to Council Bluffs, IA is 280.62 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 39 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 35 minutes to travel from Dubuque to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Dubuque, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 327.78 miles (527.52 km) by car.

Driving from Dubuque to Council Bluffs will take approximately 04 hours 59 minutes.

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#1 Dubuque

City in and county seat of Dubuque, Iowa, United States

Population 57781
GPS Coordinates 42°30'2"N 90°39'52"W
Latitude 42.5005600
Longitude -90.6645700
Altitude 189
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62216
GPS Coordinates 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W
Latitude 41.2619400
Longitude -95.8608300
Altitude 301
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Dubuque and Council Bluffs

The distance between Dubuque and Council Bluffs is 528 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 51 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 Dubuque and Council Bluffs. The current time is 00:27:26.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 10 hours 55 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 08 hours 11 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 33 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 27 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 40 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 22 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 05 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 43.78 liters (11.57 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Dubuque and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Dubuque to Council Bluffs is $37.79 (diesel $41.48).

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 $3.267 (Diesel $3.586) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 18, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Dubuque and Council Bluffs (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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