How far is Ruston, LA from Metairie, LA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Ruston and Metairie is 228.73 miles (368.1 km).

Flight distance from Ruston, LA to Metairie, LA is 228.73 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 35 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 31 minutes to travel from Ruston to Metairie with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Ruston, Louisiana to Metairie, Louisiana is: 290.92 miles (468.19 km) by car.

Driving from Ruston to Metairie will take approximately 04 hours 46 minutes.

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#1 Ruston

Small city and parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States

Population 21891
GPS Coordinates 32°31'24"N 92°38'17"W
Latitude 32.5232100
Longitude -92.6379300
Altitude 102
Country United States
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#2 Metairie

The most populous suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana. Metairie is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Metairie Cemetery and the Metairie Historical Society.

Population 138481
GPS Coordinates 29°59'3"N 90°9'10"W
Latitude 29.9840900
Longitude -90.1528500
Altitude 1
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Ruston and Metairie

The distance between Ruston and Metairie is 468 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 12 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 Ruston and Metairie. The current time is 05:44:50.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 41 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 16 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 49 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 50 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 09 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 52 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 37 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 38.86 liters (10.27 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Ruston and Metairie.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Ruston to Metairie is $31.55 (diesel $41.72).

Louisiana gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.07 $3.48 $3.84 $4.06
Total $31.55 $35.74 $39.45 $41.72

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 Louisiana ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.073 (Diesel $4.064) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 18, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Ruston and Metairie (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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