How far is Thornton from Grand Junction?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Thornton and Grand Junction is 198.8 miles (319.93 km).

Flight distance from Thornton, CO to Grand Junction, CO is 198.8 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 30 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 27 minutes to travel from Thornton to Grand Junction with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Thornton, Colorado to Grand Junction, Colorado is: 250.34 miles (402.89 km) by car.

Driving from Thornton to Grand Junction will take approximately 03 hours 59 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 Grand Junction

City in Mesa County, Colorado, United States

Population 63447
GPS Coordinates 39°3'50"N 108°33'2"W
Latitude 39.0638700
Longitude -108.5506500
Altitude 1400
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Thornton and Grand Junction

The distance between Thornton and Grand Junction is 403 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 28 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 Grand Junction. The current time is 23:29:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 20 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 15 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 00 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 10 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 34 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 20 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 07 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 33.44 liters (8.83 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Thornton and Grand Junction.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Thornton to Grand Junction is $36.24 (diesel $42.84).

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 July 03, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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