How far is Merced, CA from Los Angeles, CA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Merced and Los Angeles is 257.31 miles (414.09 km).

Flight distance from Merced, CA to Los Angeles, CA is 257.31 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 34 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 31 minutes to travel from Merced to Los Angeles with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Merced, California to Los Angeles, California is: 284.51 miles (457.88 km) by car.

Driving from Merced to Los Angeles will take approximately 04 hours 52 minutes.

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#1 Merced

The most populous city in Merced County, California. It is located on the Merced River in the San Joaquin Valley in central California. Merced is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Merced County Courthouse and the Merced Museum.

Population 88235
GPS Coordinates 37°18'8"N 120°28'59"W
Latitude 37.3021600
Longitude -120.4829700
Altitude 52
Country United States
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#2 Los Angeles

The second most populous city in the United States and the center of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is located on the coast of Southern California, at the head of the Santa Monica Bay. Los Angeles is a major center for the entertainment industry and is home to many Hollywood studios.

Population 3970219
GPS Coordinates 34°3'8"N 118°14'37"W
Latitude 34.0522300
Longitude -118.2436800
Altitude 89
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Merced and Los Angeles

The distance between Merced and Los Angeles is 458 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 05 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 Merced and Los Angeles. The current time is 07:05:31.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 28 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 06 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 41 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 44 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 03 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 47 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 38 liters (10.04 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Merced and Los Angeles.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Merced to Los Angeles is $53.76 (diesel $62.2).

California gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $5.36 $5.59 $5.74 $6.2
Total $53.76 $56.14 $57.66 $62.2

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 California ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $5.355 (Diesel $6.196) /gallon. Last changed prices on February 24, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Merced and Los Angeles (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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