How far is Thornton from Denver?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Thornton and Denver is 8.93 miles (14.37 km).

Flight distance from Thornton, CO to Denver, CO is 8.93 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 01 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Thornton, Colorado to Denver, Colorado is: 10.67 miles (17.18 km) by car.

Driving from Thornton to Denver will take approximately 00 hours 21 minutes.

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#1 Thornton

City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America

Population 148113
GPS Coordinates 39°52'5"N 104°58'19"W
Latitude 39.8680400
Longitude -104.9719200
Altitude 1631
Country United States
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#2 Denver

Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county

Population 735538
GPS Coordinates 39°44'21"N 104°59'5"W
Latitude 39.7391500
Longitude -104.9847000
Altitude 1609
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Thornton and Denver

The distance between Thornton and Denver is 17 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 11 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 Thornton and Denver. The current time is 17:04:10.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 21 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 16 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 12 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 10 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 09 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 08 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 07 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 1.43 liters (0.38 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Thornton and Denver.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Thornton to Denver is $1.55 (diesel $1.83).

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 August 19, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Thornton and Denver (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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