How far is Marcus, IA from Des Moines, IA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Marcus and Des Moines is 140.79 miles (226.58 km).

Flight distance from Marcus, IA to Des Moines, IA is 140.79 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 23 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from Marcus to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Marcus, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 194.76 miles (313.44 km) by car.

Driving from Marcus to Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 10 minutes.

#1 Marcus

City in Iowa, United States

Population 1055
GPS Coordinates 42°49'33"N 95°48'27"W
Latitude 42.8258200
Longitude -95.8075100
Altitude 445
Country United States
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#2 Des Moines

The capital of Iowa. It is located in central Iowa. Des Moines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many outdoor activities, and its many attractions, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and the Science Center of Iowa.

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 Marcus and Des Moines

The distance between Marcus and Des Moines is 313 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 28 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 Marcus and Des Moines. The current time is 11:23:17.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 29 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 52 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 53 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 14 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 46 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 35 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 25 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 26.02 liters (6.87 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Marcus and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Marcus to Des Moines is $22.58 (diesel $31.94).

Iowa gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.29 $3.6 $4.06 $4.65
Total $22.58 $24.73 $27.93 $31.94

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 Iowa ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.285 (Diesel $4.648) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 19, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Council Bluffs, IA to Marcus 123.76 miles (199 km)

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Driving distance from Davenport, IA to Marcus 333.19 miles (536 km)

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Driving distance from Indiana, IA to Marcus 241.71 miles (389 km)

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Driving distance from Iowa City, IA to Marcus 278.88 miles (449 km)

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Driving distance from Sioux City, IA to Marcus 46.59 miles (75 km)

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Driving distance from Waterloo, IA to Marcus 200.08 miles (322 km)

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Driving distance from West Des Moines, IA to Marcus 183.37 miles (295 km)

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