How far is Rock Island, IL from Des Plaines, IL?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rock Island and Des Plaines is 143.52 miles (230.98 km).

Flight distance from Rock Island, IL to Des Plaines, IL is 143.52 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 21 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 19 minutes to travel from Rock Island to Des Plaines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rock Island, Illinois to Des Plaines, Illinois is: 180.93 miles (291.17 km) by car.

Driving from Rock Island to Des Plaines will take approximately 02 hours 49 minutes.

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#1 Rock Island

City in Illinois

Population 36870
GPS Coordinates 41°30'34"N 90°34'44"W
Latitude 41.5094800
Longitude -90.5787500
Altitude 171
Country United States
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#2 Des Plaines

The most populous city in Cook County, Illinois. It is located on the Des Plaines River in northeastern Illinois. Des Plaines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Des Plaines History Center and the Des Plaines Theatre.

Population 58179
GPS Coordinates 42°2'0"N 87°53'0"W
Latitude 42.0333600
Longitude -87.8834000
Altitude 193
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Rock Island and Des Plaines

The distance between Rock Island and Des Plaines is 291 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 14 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 Rock Island and Des Plaines. The current time is 20:25:07.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 01 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 31 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 37 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 00 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 35 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 24 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 15 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 24.17 liters (6.38 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rock Island and Des Plaines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rock Island to Des Plaines is $23.03 (diesel $27.45).

Illinois gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.61 $4.11 $4.55 $4.3
Total $23.03 $26.25 $29.05 $27.45

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 Illinois ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.607 (Diesel $4.300) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 23, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rock Island and Des Plaines (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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