How far is Iowa City from Ames?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Iowa City and Ames is 110.61 miles (178.01 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 110.61 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 15 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 13 minutes to travel from Iowa City to Ames with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Iowa City, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 127.68 miles (205.47 km) by car.

Driving from Iowa City to Ames will take approximately 02 hours 07 minutes.

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#1 Iowa City

City in Johnson County, Iowa

Population 75130
GPS Coordinates 41°39'40"N 91°31'49"W
Latitude 41.6611300
Longitude -91.5301700
Altitude 204
Country United States
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#2 Ames

City in Iowa, United States

Population 66258
GPS Coordinates 42°2'5"N 93°37'12"W
Latitude 42.0347100
Longitude -93.6199400
Altitude 287
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Iowa City and Ames

The distance between Iowa City and Ames is 205 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 16 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 Iowa City and Ames. The current time is 08:47:08.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 15 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 11 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 33 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 07 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 49 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 42 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 35 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 17.05 liters (4.51 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Iowa City and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Iowa City to Ames is $13.79 (diesel $14.81).

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 $3.06 (Diesel $3.287) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 23, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Iowa City and Ames (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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