Shortest distance between Iowa City and Ames is 110.61 miles (178.01 km).
Flight distance from Iowa City, IA to Ames, IA 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).
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.
The most populous city in Johnson County, Iowa. It is located on the Iowa River in eastern Iowa. Iowa City is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the University of Iowa campus and the Iowa City Public Library.
|GPS Coordinates||41°39'40"N 91°31'49"W|
The most populous city in Story County, Iowa. It is located on the Des Moines River in central Iowa. Ames is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Iowa State University campus and the Ames Historical Society.
|GPS Coordinates||42°2'5"N 93°37'12"W|
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 12:10:35.
|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|
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 $16.97 (diesel $19.49).
Iowa gas prices.
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The average gas price (in Iowa ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.767 (Diesel $4.325) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 22, 2023.
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.