How far is McGovern, PA from Erie, PA?

Fastest route

The distance from McGovern, Pennsylvania, to Erie, Pennsylvania, is approximately 146 miles (235 kilometers). The fastest route is via I-79 N, and the estimated travel time is 2 hours and 12 minutes.


  • Head south on W Pike St for 0.3 miles.
  • Continue straight to stay on W Pike St for 377 feet.
  • Turn left onto Racetrack Rd and drive for 0.3 miles.
  • Turn left onto the ramp to Pittsburgh for 0.3 miles.
  • Merge onto I-79 N and continue for 142 miles.
  • Continue onto W Bayfront Pkwy (signs for Bayfront) for 2.5 miles.
  • Turn right onto State St and drive for 0.4 miles.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Plan ahead and check the traffic conditions on I-79 N before starting your journey to avoid any delays.
  • ⛽ Make sure your vehicle has enough fuel for the approximately 146-mile trip to Erie.
  • 📱 Use navigation apps like Google Maps or Waze to get real-time updates on the best route and any potential road closures.
  • 🍴 Consider packing some snacks and drinks for the road to stay refreshed during the 2-hour and 12-minute drive.
  • 🚧 Be mindful of any construction or roadwork on your route, as it may affect your travel time.
  • 🚘 Take regular breaks during the journey to stretch your legs and avoid fatigue.
  • 🌅 If possible, plan your trip to enjoy the scenic views along the way, especially when driving through the beautiful Pennsylvania landscape.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between McGovern and Erie is 131.47 miles (211.59 km).

Flight distance from McGovern, PA to Erie, PA is 131.47 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 17 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 15 minutes to travel from McGovern to Erie with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from McGovern, Pennsylvania to Erie, Pennsylvania is: 146.16 miles (235.22 km) by car.

Driving from McGovern to Erie will take approximately 02 hours 20 minutes.

#1 McGovern

Census designated place

Population 2742
GPS Coordinates 40°13'44"N 80°12'59"W
Latitude 40.2289600
Longitude -80.2164500
Altitude 305
Country United States
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#2 Erie

The second most populous city in Pennsylvania. It is located on the shore of Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania. Erie is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Erie Maritime Museum and the Erie Art Museum.

Population 95077
GPS Coordinates 42°7'45"N 80°5'6"W
Latitude 42.1292200
Longitude -80.0850600
Altitude 199
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between McGovern and Erie

The distance between McGovern and Erie is 235 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 36 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 McGovern and Erie. The current time is 15:03:01.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 52 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 39 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 55 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 26 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 05 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 49 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 19.52 liters (5.16 gallon) of gas to cover the route between McGovern and Erie.
The estimated cost of gas to go from McGovern to Erie is $19.17 (diesel $24.59).

Pennsylvania gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.72 $4.12 $4.44 $4.77
Total $19.17 $21.26 $22.91 $24.59

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 Pennsylvania ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.717 (Diesel $4.767) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 25, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between McGovern and Erie (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 Philadelphia, PA to McGovern 316.21 miles (509 km)

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Driving distance from Bristol, PA to McGovern 330.39 miles (532 km)

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Driving distance from Croydon, PA to McGovern 328.26 miles (528 km)

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Driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA to McGovern 24.89 miles (40 km)

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Driving distance from Reading, PA to McGovern 273.16 miles (440 km)

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Driving distance from Scranton, PA to McGovern 316.39 miles (509 km)

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Driving distance from City of Scranton, PA to McGovern 316.26 miles (509 km)

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