How far is Lee's Summit, MO from Independence, MO?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Lee's Summit and Independence is 12.58 miles (20.25 km).

Flight distance from Lee's Summit, MO to Independence, MO is 12.58 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 02 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Lee's Summit, Missouri to Independence, Missouri is: 17.04 miles (27.43 km) by car.

Driving from Lee's Summit to Independence will take approximately 00 hours 22 minutes.

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#1 Lee's Summit

The most populous city in Jackson County, Missouri. It is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Lee's Summit is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Lee's Summit Public Library and the Lee's Summit Historical Society.

Population 101467
GPS Coordinates 38°54'39"N 94°22'56"W
Latitude 38.9108400
Longitude -94.3821700
Altitude 316
Country United States
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#2 Independence

A city in Jackson County, Missouri. It is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Independence is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site and the Independence Square.

Population 116774
GPS Coordinates 39°5'28"N 94°24'56"W
Latitude 39.0911200
Longitude -94.4155100
Altitude 315
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Lee's Summit and Independence

The distance between Lee's Summit and Independence is 27 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 18 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 Lee's Summit and Independence. The current time is 02:55:27.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 25 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 17 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 14 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 13 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 12 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 2.28 liters (0.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Lee's Summit and Independence.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Lee's Summit to Independence is $1.93 (diesel $2.66).

Missouri gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.21 $3.54 $3.86 $4.43
Total $1.93 $2.13 $2.32 $2.66

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 (in Missouri ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.205 (Diesel $4.426) /gallon. Last changed prices on February 25, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Lee's Summit and Independence (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

Driving distance from New York, MO to Lee's Summit 77.89 miles (125 km)

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