How far is Sterling from Richmond?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sterling and Richmond is 100.37 miles (161.53 km).

Flight distance from Sterling, VA to Richmond, VA is 100.37 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 13 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 12 minutes to travel from Sterling to Richmond with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sterling, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia is: 115.28 miles (185.52 km) by car.

Driving from Sterling to Richmond will take approximately 02 hours 08 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 Richmond

Capital city of Virginia, United States

Population 232226
GPS Coordinates 37°33'14"N 77°27'37"W
Latitude 37.5537600
Longitude -77.4602600
Altitude 64
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sterling and Richmond

The distance between Sterling and Richmond is 186 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 03 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 Richmond. The current time is 00:20:21.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 50 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 52 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 18 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 55 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 38 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 32 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 26 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.4 liters (4.07 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sterling and Richmond.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sterling to Richmond is $16.69 (diesel $19.73).

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 November 28, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sterling and Richmond (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 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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