How far is Sumner, IA from West Des Moines, IA?

Fastest route

Traveling from Sumner, Iowa 50674 to West Des Moines, Iowa, the journey covers approximately 161 miles (259 kilometers) and takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes via IA-14 S and IA-330 S.

Directions

  1. Head west on IA-93 W/E 1st St toward Washington St.
  2. Continue to follow IA-93 W and turn right onto IA-93 W/7th Ave SW.
  3. Continue on IA-93 W.
  4. Turn right onto W Cedar Wapsi Rd and then turn left to merge onto IA-27 S/US-218 S toward Waterloo.
  5. Turn right onto Greenhill Rd and continue straight to stay on Hudson Rd.
  6. Turn right to merge onto US-20 W toward Fort Dodge.
  7. Take exit 208 toward IA-14 S and turn right onto 210th St/E Steamboat.
  8. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto N Holland/M Ave.
  9. Turn right onto IA-14 S/IA-175 W/240th St.
  10. Follow IA-330 S, US-65 S, and I-80 W to Mills Civic Pkwy in West Des Moines.
  11. Take exit 70 from I-35 S.
  12. Use any lane to turn slightly left onto Mills Civic Pkwy.
  13. Turn right at Waterford Dr to reach your destination.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Make sure to check the traffic and road conditions before starting your journey to avoid delays.
  • ⛽ Plan your fuel stops along the way, especially if your vehicle has a limited range.
  • 🍴 Pack some snacks and drinks for the road to stay energized during the trip.
  • 💵 Keep some cash handy for tolls, parking, or any unforeseen expenses.
  • 🗺️ Use a GPS or map application on your phone to stay on the correct route.
  • 🚓 Observe the speed limits and traffic rules to ensure a safe trip.
  • 🛣️ Take breaks during the drive to stretch your legs and prevent fatigue.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sumner and West Des Moines is 120.72 miles (194.28 km).

Flight distance from Sumner, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 120.72 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 18 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Sumner to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sumner, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 156.14 miles (251.29 km) by car.

Driving from Sumner to West Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 45 minutes.

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#1 Sumner

City in Bremer County, Iowa, United States of America

Population 1965
GPS Coordinates 42°50'51"N 92°5'30"W
Latitude 42.8474800
Longitude -92.0915600
Altitude 323
Country United States
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#2 West Des Moines

The most populous city in Dallas County, Iowa. It is located in the Des Moines metropolitan area. West Des Moines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and the Adventureland Park.

Population 69057
GPS Coordinates 41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W
Latitude 41.5772100
Longitude -93.7113300
Altitude 252
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sumner and West Des Moines

The distance between Sumner and West Des Moines is 251 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 47 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 Sumner and West Des Moines. The current time is 01:54:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 12 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 54 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 07 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 36 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 13 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 04 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 20.86 liters (5.51 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sumner and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sumner to West Des Moines is $18.1 (diesel $25.61).

Iowa gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.29 $3.6 $4.06 $4.65
Total $18.1 $19.82 $22.39 $25.61

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 (in Iowa ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.285 (Diesel $4.648) /gallon. Last changed prices on February 23, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

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