Shortest distance between Iowa City and West Des Moines is 112.81 miles (181.55 km).
Flight distance from Iowa City, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 112.81 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 13 minutes to travel from Iowa City to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Iowa City, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 120.67 miles (194.21 km) by car.
Driving from Iowa City to West Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 54 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 Dallas County, Iowa. It is located in the Des Moines metropolitan area. West Des Moines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and the Adventureland Park.
|GPS Coordinates||41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W|
The distance between Iowa City and West Des Moines is 194 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 09 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 13:35:18.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||04 hours 01 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||03 hours 01 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||02 hours 24 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||02 hours 00 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||01 hours 43 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||01 hours 36 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||01 hours 30 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 16.12 liters (4.26 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Iowa City and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Iowa City to West Des Moines is $16.04 (diesel $18.42).
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 West Des Moines (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.