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

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Marcus and West Des Moines is 137.66 miles (221.55 km).

Flight distance from Marcus, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 137.66 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 22 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 20 minutes to travel from Marcus to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Marcus, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 183.37 miles (295.1 km) by car.

Driving from Marcus to West Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 14 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 West Des Moines

The most populous city in Dallas County, Iowa. It is located in the Des Moines metropolitan area. West Des Moines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and the Adventureland Park.

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 Marcus and West Des Moines

The distance between Marcus and West Des Moines is 295 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 16 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 13:20:19.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 06 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 35 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 40 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 03 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 37 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 26 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 17 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 24.49 liters (6.47 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Marcus and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Marcus to West Des Moines is $21.26 (diesel $30.07).

Iowa gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.29 $3.6 $4.06 $4.65
Total $21.26 $23.28 $26.3 $30.07

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 July 15, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

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