Shortest distance between Lake City and Des Moines is 73.93 miles (118.98 km).
Flight distance from Lake City, IA to Des Moines, IA is 73.93 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 12 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 11 minutes to travel from Lake City to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Lake City, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 105.45 miles (169.71 km) by car.
Driving from Lake City to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 47 minutes.
City in Iowa, USA
|GPS Coordinates||42°16'3"N 94°44'2"W|
City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
|GPS Coordinates||41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W|
The distance between Lake City and Des Moines is 170 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 53 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 Lake City and Des Moines. The current time is 01:38:07.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||03 hours 30 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||02 hours 38 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||02 hours 06 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||01 hours 45 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||01 hours 30 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||01 hours 24 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||01 hours 18 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 14.09 liters (3.72 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Lake City and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Lake City to Des Moines is $15.26 (diesel $18.04).
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 March 24, 2023.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Lake City 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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