Shortest distance between Sioux City and Ames is 145.74 miles (234.55 km).
Flight distance from Sioux City, IA to Ames, IA is 145.74 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 21 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 19 minutes to travel from Sioux City to Ames with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Sioux City, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 178.06 miles (286.56 km) by car.
Driving from Sioux City to Ames will take approximately 02 hours 49 minutes.
The second most populous city in Iowa. It is located on the Missouri River in northwestern Iowa. Sioux City is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Sioux City Art Center and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.
|GPS Coordinates||42°29'60"N 96°24'1"W|
The most populous city in Story County, Iowa. It is located on the Des Moines River in central Iowa. Ames is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Iowa State University campus and the Ames Historical Society.
|GPS Coordinates||42°2'5"N 93°37'12"W|
The distance between Sioux City and Ames is 287 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 11 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 Sioux City and Ames. The current time is 22:14:34.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||05 hours 55 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||04 hours 27 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||03 hours 33 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||02 hours 58 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||02 hours 32 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||02 hours 22 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||02 hours 13 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 23.78 liters (6.28 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sioux City and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sioux City to Ames is $23.51 (diesel $27.18).
Iowa gas prices.
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The average gas price (in Iowa ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.742 (Diesel $4.326) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 23, 2023.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sioux City and Ames (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.