How far is Iowa Falls from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Iowa Falls and Des Moines is 66.29 miles (106.69 km).

Flight distance from Iowa Falls, IA to Des Moines, IA is 66.29 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 09 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 09 minutes to travel from Iowa Falls to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Iowa Falls, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 82.59 miles (132.91 km) by car.

Driving from Iowa Falls to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 19 minutes.

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#1 Iowa Falls

City in Iowa, United States

Population 4940
GPS Coordinates 42°31'21"N 93°15'5"W
Latitude 42.5224800
Longitude -93.2513100
Altitude 337
Country United States
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#2 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 212312
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Iowa Falls and Des Moines

The distance between Iowa Falls and Des Moines is 133 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 28 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 Falls and Des Moines. The current time is 03:55:32.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 45 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 03 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 39 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 22 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 10 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 06 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 01 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 11.03 liters (2.91 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Iowa Falls and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Iowa Falls to Des Moines is $9.28 (diesel $9.86).

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 $3.184 (Diesel $3.385) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 22, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Iowa Falls and Des Moines (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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