How far is Laurens from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Laurens and Des Moines is 107.03 miles (172.25 km).

Flight distance from Laurens, IA to Des Moines, IA is 107.03 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 18 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 16 minutes to travel from Laurens to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Laurens, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 152.74 miles (245.81 km) by car.

Driving from Laurens to Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 27 minutes.

#1 Laurens

City in Pocahontas County, Iowa, United States

Population 1126
GPS Coordinates 42°50'48"N 94°51'7"W
Latitude 42.8466400
Longitude -94.8519300
Altitude 399
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 Laurens and Des Moines

The distance between Laurens and Des Moines is 246 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 43 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 Laurens and Des Moines. The current time is 22:47:37.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 05 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 49 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 03 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 32 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 10 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 02 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 54 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 20.4 liters (5.39 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Laurens and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Laurens to Des Moines is $22.11 (diesel $26.13).

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 May 17, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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