How far is Richwood from Lake Charles?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Richwood and Lake Charles is 168 miles (270.38 km).

Flight distance from Richwood, LA to Lake Charles, LA is 168 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 22 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 20 minutes to travel from Richwood to Lake Charles with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Richwood, Louisiana to Lake Charles, Louisiana is: 188.46 miles (303.29 km) by car.

Driving from Richwood to Lake Charles will take approximately 03 hours 13 minutes.

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#1 Richwood

Town in Louisiana, United States

Population 3375
GPS Coordinates 32°26'56"N 92°5'5"W
Latitude 32.4487600
Longitude -92.0848600
Altitude 22
Country United States
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#2 Lake Charles

Parish seat of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States

Population 78433
GPS Coordinates 30°12'47"N 93°12'16"W
Latitude 30.2130900
Longitude -93.2044000
Altitude 4
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Richwood and Lake Charles

The distance between Richwood and Lake Charles is 303 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 22 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 Richwood and Lake Charles. The current time is 05:13:49.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 16 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 42 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 46 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 08 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 41 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 30 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 21 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 25.17 liters (6.65 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Richwood and Lake Charles.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Richwood to Lake Charles is $22.1 (diesel $25.14).

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 $3.323 (Diesel $3.78) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 29, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Richwood and Lake Charles (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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