How far is Fort Walton Beach from Gainesville?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville is 262.16 miles (421.91 km).

Flight distance from Fort Walton Beach, FL to Gainesville, FL is 262.16 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 37 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 34 minutes to travel from Fort Walton Beach to Gainesville with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Fort Walton Beach, Florida to Gainesville, Florida is: 313.33 miles (504.26 km) by car.

Driving from Fort Walton Beach to Gainesville will take approximately 04 hours 46 minutes.

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#1 Fort Walton Beach

City in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States

Population 22396
GPS Coordinates 30°25'14"N 86°37'1"W
Latitude 30.4205900
Longitude -86.6170700
Altitude 2
Country United States
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#2 Gainesville

County seat of Alachua County, Florida, United States

Population 135004
GPS Coordinates 29°39'6"N 82°19'29"W
Latitude 29.6516300
Longitude -82.3248300
Altitude 54
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville

The distance between Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville is 504 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 36 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.

Please keep in mind that there is a 23 hours time gap between Fort Walton Beach, FL and Gainesville, FL. The current time in Fort Walton Beach is 23:26:33, although it is 00:26:33 in Gainesville.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 10 hours 26 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 50 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 15 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 13 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 28 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 10 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 54 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 41.85 liters (11.06 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Fort Walton Beach to Gainesville is $45.35 (diesel $53.61).

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 August 15, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville (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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