How far is Riverhead from Amherst?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Riverhead and Amherst is 345.96 miles (556.77 km).

Flight distance from Riverhead, NY to Amherst, NY is 345.96 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 56 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 51 minutes to travel from Riverhead to Amherst with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Riverhead, New York to Amherst, New York is: 469.84 miles (756.14 km) by car.

Driving from Riverhead to Amherst will take approximately 07 hours 29 minutes.

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#1 Riverhead

Town in New York

Population 33434
GPS Coordinates 40°55'1"N 72°39'43"W
Latitude 40.9170400
Longitude -72.6620400
Altitude 4
Country United States
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#2 Amherst

Town in New York, United States

Population 120809
GPS Coordinates 42°58'42"N 78°47'59"W
Latitude 42.9783900
Longitude -78.7997600
Altitude 182
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Riverhead and Amherst

The distance between Riverhead and Amherst is 756 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 08 hours 24 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 Riverhead and Amherst. The current time is 05:30:19.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 15 hours 39 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 11 hours 44 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 09 hours 23 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 07 hours 49 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 06 hours 42 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 06 hours 15 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 05 hours 51 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 62.76 liters (16.58 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Riverhead and Amherst.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Riverhead to Amherst is $68.01 (diesel $80.39).

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 January 28, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Riverhead and Amherst (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 The Bronx, NY to Riverhead 71.58 miles (115 km)

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Driving distance from Bushwick, NY to Riverhead 74.38 miles (120 km)

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