How far is Pocahontas from Ames?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Pocahontas and Ames is 72.19 miles (116.18 km).

Flight distance from Pocahontas, IA to Ames, IA is 72.19 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 12 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 11 minutes to travel from Pocahontas to Ames with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Pocahontas, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 102.72 miles (165.32 km) by car.

Driving from Pocahontas to Ames will take approximately 01 hours 47 minutes.

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#1 Pocahontas

City in and county seat of Pocahontas County, Iowa, United States

Population 1630
GPS Coordinates 42°44'8"N 94°40'9"W
Latitude 42.7355300
Longitude -94.6691500
Altitude 372
Country United States
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#2 Ames

City in Iowa, United States

Population 67033
GPS Coordinates 42°2'5"N 93°37'12"W
Latitude 42.0347100
Longitude -93.6199400
Altitude 287
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Pocahontas and Ames

The distance between Pocahontas and Ames is 165 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 50 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 Pocahontas and Ames. The current time is 05:16:30.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 25 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 34 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 03 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 42 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 28 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 22 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 16 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 13.72 liters (3.62 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Pocahontas and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Pocahontas to Ames is $14.87 (diesel $17.58).

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 per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on August 16, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Pocahontas and Ames (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 Indiana, IA to Pocahontas 184.55 miles (297 km)

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