How far is Rio Rancho, NM from Portales, NM?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rio Rancho and Portales is 202.49 miles (325.88 km).

Flight distance from Rio Rancho, NM to Portales, NM is 202.49 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 29 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 26 minutes to travel from Rio Rancho to Portales with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rio Rancho, New Mexico to Portales, New Mexico is: 243.81 miles (392.38 km) by car.

Driving from Rio Rancho to Portales will take approximately 03 hours 52 minutes.

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#1 Rio Rancho

The second most populous city in Sandoval County, New Mexico. It is located on the west bank of the Rio Grande in central New Mexico. Rio Rancho is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Rio Rancho Public Library and the Rio Rancho Museum.

Population 99885
GPS Coordinates 35°14'0"N 106°39'52"W
Latitude 35.2333800
Longitude -106.6644700
Altitude 1610
Country United States
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#2 Portales

City in and the county seat of Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States

Population 11487
GPS Coordinates 34°11'10"N 103°20'4"W
Latitude 34.1861900
Longitude -103.3344000
Altitude 1221
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Rio Rancho and Portales

The distance between Rio Rancho and Portales is 392 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 21 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 Rio Rancho and Portales. The current time is 19:52:28.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 07 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 05 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 52 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 03 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 28 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 15 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 02 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 32.57 liters (8.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rio Rancho and Portales.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rio Rancho to Portales is $33.01 (diesel $38.49).

New Mexico gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.84 $4.2 $4.49 $4.47
Total $33.01 $36.11 $38.6 $38.49

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 New Mexico ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.837 (Diesel $4.474) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 21, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rio Rancho and Portales (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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