How far is Sterling from Arlington?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sterling and Arlington is 19.46 miles (31.31 km).

Flight distance from Sterling, VA to Arlington, VA is 19.46 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 02 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sterling, Virginia to Arlington, Virginia is: 24.36 miles (39.2 km) by car.

Driving from Sterling to Arlington will take approximately 00 hours 31 minutes.

#1 Sterling

Census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia, US

Population 27822
GPS Coordinates 39°0'22"N 77°25'43"W
Latitude 39.0062200
Longitude -77.4286000
Altitude 89
Country United States
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#2 Arlington

County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.C.

Population 229164
GPS Coordinates 38°52'52"N 77°6'15"W
Latitude 38.8810100
Longitude -77.1042800
Altitude 71
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sterling and Arlington

The distance between Sterling and Arlington is 39 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 26 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 Sterling and Arlington. The current time is 05:03:40.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 48 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 36 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 29 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 24 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 19 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 18 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.25 liters (0.86 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sterling and Arlington.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sterling to Arlington is $3.53 (diesel $4.17).

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 $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 08, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sterling and Arlington (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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Driving distance from Alexandria, VA to Sterling 35.83 miles (58 km)

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Driving distance from Charlottesville, VA to Sterling 105.15 miles (169 km)

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Driving distance from Chesapeake, VA to Sterling 212.03 miles (341 km)

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Driving distance from Hampton, VA to Sterling 187.37 miles (302 km)

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Driving distance from Harrisonburg, VA to Sterling 119.85 miles (193 km)

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Driving distance from Lynchburg, VA to Sterling 168.56 miles (271 km)

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Driving distance from McLean, VA to Sterling 18.93 miles (30 km)

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Driving distance from Newport News, VA to Sterling 179.88 miles (289 km)

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Driving distance from Norfolk, VA to Sterling 203.19 miles (327 km)

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Driving distance from Portsmouth, VA to Sterling 208.8 miles (336 km)

Driving distance from Portsmouth Heights, VA to Sterling 205.75 miles (331 km)

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Driving distance from Richmond, VA to Sterling 115.28 miles (186 km)

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