How far is Pocahontas from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Pocahontas and Des Moines is 95.37 miles (153.49 km).

Flight distance from Pocahontas, IA to Des Moines, IA is 95.37 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 16 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Pocahontas, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 137.6 miles (221.45 km) by car.

Driving from Pocahontas to Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 10 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 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

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 Pocahontas and Des Moines

The distance between Pocahontas and Des Moines is 221 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 27 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 Des Moines. The current time is 00:47:42.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 35 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 45 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 17 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 57 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 50 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 43 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 18.38 liters (4.86 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Pocahontas and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Pocahontas to Des Moines is $19.92 (diesel $23.54).

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 June 26, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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