How far is Tacoma, WA from Federal Way, WA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Tacoma and Federal Way is 7.82 miles (12.58 km).

Flight distance from Tacoma, WA to Federal Way, WA is 7.82 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 01 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Tacoma, Washington to Federal Way, Washington is: 13.23 miles (21.29 km) by car.

Driving from Tacoma to Federal Way will take approximately 00 hours 20 minutes.

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#1 Tacoma

The third most populous city in Washington. It is located on Puget Sound in the western part of the state. Tacoma is known for its maritime history, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Museum of Glass and the Tacoma Art Museum.

Population 219945
GPS Coordinates 47°15'10"N 122°26'39"W
Latitude 47.2528800
Longitude -122.4442900
Altitude 74
Country United States
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#2 Federal Way

A city in King County, Washington. It is located in the western part of the county. Federal Way is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Federal Way Community Center and the Federal Way Museum of History.

Population 96307
GPS Coordinates 47°19'20"N 122°18'45"W
Latitude 47.3223200
Longitude -122.3126200
Altitude 141
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Tacoma and Federal Way

The distance between Tacoma and Federal Way is 21 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 14 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 Tacoma and Federal Way. The current time is 18:50:42.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 26 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 19 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 15 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 13 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 11 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 10 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 09 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 1.77 liters (0.47 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Tacoma and Federal Way.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Tacoma to Federal Way is $2.21 (diesel $2.55).

Washington gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $4.74 $5.02 $5.21 $5.47
Total $2.21 $2.34 $2.43 $2.55

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 Washington ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.740 (Diesel $5.467) /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 Tacoma and Federal Way (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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