How far is Sioux City from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sioux City and Des Moines is 156.1 miles (251.21 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 156.1 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from Sioux City to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sioux City, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 199.5 miles (321.07 km) by car.

Driving from Sioux City to Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 01 minutes.

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#1 Sioux City

City in Iowa, United States of America

Population 82651
GPS Coordinates 42°29'60"N 96°24'1"W
Latitude 42.4999900
Longitude -96.4003100
Altitude 366
Country United States
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#2 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 214237
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sioux City and Des Moines

The distance between Sioux City and Des Moines is 321 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 34 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 Des Moines. The current time is 23:50:12.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 38 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 59 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 59 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 19 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 51 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 39 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 29 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 26.65 liters (7.04 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sioux City and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sioux City to Des Moines is $21.37 (diesel $23.05).

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 $3.035 (Diesel $3.274) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 12, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sioux City and Des Moines (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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