How far is Roswell, NM from Gallup, NM?

Fastest route

The distance between Roswell, New Mexico, and Gallup, New Mexico, is approximately 336 miles (541 kilometers). The fastest route to travel between these two locations is via US Hwy 285 N and I-40 W, with an estimated travel time of 4 hours and 50 minutes.


  1. Head east on W 2nd St toward N Main St.
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto N Main St/US Hwy 285 N.
  3. Continue to follow US Hwy 285 N and pass by Wienerschnitzel (on the right in 1.9 mi).
  4. Turn left to merge onto I-40 W toward Albuquerque.
  5. Follow I-40 W until you reach Ford Dr/Mivamora Opas, and take exit 22 from I-40 W.
  6. Take exit 22 toward Miyamura Dr/Montoya Blvd and keep left at the fork, following signs for Central Business District.
  7. Drive to E Historic Hwy 66/U.S. Rt. 66, and turn left onto Ford Dr/Mivamora Opas, continuing to follow Ford Dr. Finally, turn right onto E Historic Hwy 66/U.S. Rt. 66.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Plan for Rest Stops: The journey is almost 5 hours long, so make sure to plan for rest stops along the way to stretch your legs and take a break from driving.
  • ⛽ Check Fuel Levels: Before embarking on the trip, ensure your vehicle has sufficient fuel to cover the 336-mile distance. Refuel as needed during the journey.
  • 🚦 Monitor Traffic Conditions: Stay updated on traffic conditions, especially during peak hours or busy travel times, to potentially avoid delays or find alternative routes.
  • 🍴 Pack Snacks and Water: Bring some snacks and water for the trip to keep yourself energized and hydrated throughout the drive.
  • 🗺️ Use GPS Navigation: Utilize a GPS navigation app or device to ensure you stay on the designated route and easily find directions to your destination.
  • 🧳 Prepare for Weather: Check the weather forecast before starting your journey and pack accordingly, including any necessary items like an umbrella or sunscreen.
  • 🚘 Vehicle Maintenance: Prior to the trip, perform basic vehicle maintenance, such as checking tire pressure and fluid levels, to ensure a smooth and safe ride.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Roswell and Gallup is 281.85 miles (453.6 km).

Flight distance from Roswell, NM to Gallup, NM is 281.85 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 40 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 36 minutes to travel from Roswell to Gallup with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Roswell, New Mexico to Gallup, New Mexico is: 336.55 miles (541.63 km) by car.

Driving from Roswell to Gallup will take approximately 05 hours 01 minutes.

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#1 Roswell

A city in Chaves County, New Mexico. It is located in the southeastern part of the state. Roswell is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the International UFO Museum and Research Center and the Roswell Museum and Art Center.

Population 47596
GPS Coordinates 33°23'40"N 104°31'30"W
Latitude 33.3943700
Longitude -104.5249100
Altitude 1090
Country United States
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#2 Gallup

City in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States

Population 21253
GPS Coordinates 35°31'41"N 108°44'33"W
Latitude 35.5280800
Longitude -108.7425800
Altitude 1985
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Roswell and Gallup

The distance between Roswell and Gallup is 542 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 01 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 Roswell and Gallup. The current time is 06:17:50.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 11 hours 12 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 08 hours 24 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 43 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 36 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 48 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 29 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 11 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 44.96 liters (11.88 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Roswell and Gallup.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Roswell to Gallup is $44.26 (diesel $52.62).

New Mexico gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.73 $4.09 $4.38 $4.43
Total $44.26 $48.55 $51.98 $52.62

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 $3.727 (Diesel $4.431) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 02, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Roswell and Gallup (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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