How far is Dubuque from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Dubuque and Des Moines is 163.36 miles (262.9 km).

Flight distance from Dubuque, IA to Des Moines, IA is 163.36 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from Dubuque to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Dubuque, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 200.27 miles (322.3 km) by car.

Driving from Dubuque to Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 03 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 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 212312
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Dubuque and Des Moines

The distance between Dubuque and Des Moines is 322 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 34 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 Des Moines. The current time is 00:34:48.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 40 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 00 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 00 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 20 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 51 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 40 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 29 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 26.75 liters (7.07 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Dubuque and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Dubuque to Des Moines is $23.09 (diesel $25.34).

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 Des Moines (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

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