How far is Laurens from West Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Laurens and West Des Moines is 105.35 miles (169.55 km).

Flight distance from Laurens, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 105.35 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 17 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 15 minutes to travel from Laurens to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Laurens, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 141.34 miles (227.47 km) by car.

Driving from Laurens to West Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 31 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 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 69057
GPS Coordinates 41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W
Latitude 41.5772100
Longitude -93.7113300
Altitude 252
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Laurens and West Des Moines

The distance between Laurens and West Des Moines is 227 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 31 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 22:39:06.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 42 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 49 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 21 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 01 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 53 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 45 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 18.88 liters (4.99 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Laurens and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Laurens to West Des Moines is $20.46 (diesel $24.18).

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 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.

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