How far is Sterling from Lynchburg?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sterling and Lynchburg is 144.08 miles (231.88 km).

Flight distance from Sterling, VA to Lynchburg, VA is 144.08 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Sterling to Lynchburg with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sterling, Virginia to Lynchburg, Virginia is: 168.56 miles (271.28 km) by car.

Driving from Sterling to Lynchburg will take approximately 03 hours 07 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 Lynchburg

Independent city in Virginia, United States

Population 81561
GPS Coordinates 37°24'50"N 79°8'32"W
Latitude 37.4137500
Longitude -79.1422500
Altitude 192
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sterling and Lynchburg

The distance between Sterling and Lynchburg is 271 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 00 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 Lynchburg. The current time is 06:57:50.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 36 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 12 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 22 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 48 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 24 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 14 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 06 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.52 liters (5.95 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sterling and Lynchburg.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sterling to Lynchburg is $24.4 (diesel $28.84).

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 02, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sterling and Lynchburg (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 Arlington, VA to Sterling 24.36 miles (39 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 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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