How far is Spirit Lake from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs is 154.2 miles (248.16 km).

Flight distance from Spirit Lake, IA to Council Bluffs, IA is 154.2 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 22 minutes to travel from Spirit Lake to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Spirit Lake, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 206.08 miles (331.66 km) by car.

Driving from Spirit Lake to Council Bluffs will take approximately 03 hours 18 minutes.

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#1 Spirit Lake

City in Dickinson County, Iowa, United States

Population 5251
GPS Coordinates 43°25'20"N 95°6'8"W
Latitude 43.4221800
Longitude -95.1022200
Altitude 449
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62216
GPS Coordinates 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W
Latitude 41.2619400
Longitude -95.8608300
Altitude 301
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs

The distance between Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs is 332 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 41 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 Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs. The current time is 15:17:10.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 51 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 09 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 07 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 56 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 44 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 34 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 27.53 liters (7.27 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Spirit Lake to Council Bluffs is $24.6 (diesel $27).

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 $3.383 (Diesel $3.713) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 28, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Spirit Lake and Council Bluffs (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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