How far is Kansas City from Joplin?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Kansas City and Joplin is 139.3 miles (224.19 km).

Flight distance from Kansas City, MO to Joplin, MO is 139.3 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 19 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Kansas City to Joplin with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Kansas City, Missouri to Joplin, Missouri is: 157.5 miles (253.47 km) by car.

Driving from Kansas City to Joplin will take approximately 02 hours 27 minutes.

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#1 Kansas City

Largest municipality in the U.S. state of Missouri

Population 495327
GPS Coordinates 39°5'59"N 94°34'43"W
Latitude 39.0997300
Longitude -94.5785700
Altitude 274
Country United States
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#2 Joplin

City in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County, Missouri, USA

Population 50956
GPS Coordinates 37°5'3"N 94°30'48"W
Latitude 37.0842300
Longitude -94.5132800
Altitude 306
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Kansas City and Joplin

The distance between Kansas City and Joplin is 253 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 48 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 Kansas City and Joplin. The current time is 19:12:38.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 14 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 56 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 08 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 37 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 15 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 05 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 57 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 21.04 liters (5.56 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Kansas City and Joplin.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Kansas City to Joplin is $22.8 (diesel $26.95).

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 $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 27, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Kansas City and Joplin (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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