How far is Sunset Beach, NC from Wilmington, NC?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sunset Beach and Wilmington is 40.29 miles (64.85 km).

Flight distance from Sunset Beach, NC to Wilmington, NC is 40.29 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 05 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sunset Beach, North Carolina to Wilmington, North Carolina is: 46.16 miles (74.29 km) by car.

Driving from Sunset Beach to Wilmington will take approximately 00 hours 52 minutes.

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#1 Sunset Beach

City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America

Population 4172
GPS Coordinates 33°52'51"N 78°30'44"W
Latitude 33.8807300
Longitude -78.5122300
Altitude 0
Country United States
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#2 Wilmington

The largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is located on the Cape Fear River in southeastern North Carolina. Wilmington is known for its many historic buildings, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the USS North Carolina battleship and the Cape Fear Museum.

Population 124794
GPS Coordinates 34°13'33"N 77°56'41"W
Latitude 34.2257300
Longitude -77.9447100
Altitude 9
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Sunset Beach and Wilmington

The distance between Sunset Beach and Wilmington is 74 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 49 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 Sunset Beach and Wilmington. The current time is 14:24:52.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 32 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 09 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 55 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 46 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 39 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 36 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 6.17 liters (1.63 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sunset Beach and Wilmington.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sunset Beach to Wilmington is $5.25 (diesel $6.91).

North Carolina gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.23 $3.63 $4.01 $4.24
Total $5.25 $5.91 $6.53 $6.91

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 North Carolina ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.226 (Diesel $4.243) /gallon. Last changed prices on April 23, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Sunset Beach and Wilmington (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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