How far is Iowa City from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Iowa City and Council Bluffs is 225.9 miles (363.55 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 225.9 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 29 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 26 minutes to travel from Iowa City to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Iowa City, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 241.37 miles (388.45 km) by car.

Driving from Iowa City to Council Bluffs will take approximately 03 hours 41 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 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62166
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 Iowa City and Council Bluffs

The distance between Iowa City and Council Bluffs is 388 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 18 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 Council Bluffs. The current time is 04:46:32.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 02 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 02 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 49 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 01 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 13 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 00 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 32.24 liters (8.52 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Iowa City and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Iowa City to Council Bluffs is $26.14 (diesel $27.99).

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 $3.069 (Diesel $3.286) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 16, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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