How far is Waterloo from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Waterloo and Council Bluffs is 199.94 miles (321.77 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 199.94 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 31 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 28 minutes to travel from Waterloo to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Waterloo, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 257.83 miles (414.93 km) by car.

Driving from Waterloo to Council Bluffs will take approximately 03 hours 54 minutes.

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#1 Waterloo

City in Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States

Population 67328
GPS Coordinates 42°29'34"N 92°20'35"W
Latitude 42.4927600
Longitude -92.3429600
Altitude 261
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62166
GPS Coordinates 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W
Latitude 41.2619400
Longitude -95.8608300
Altitude 301
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Waterloo and Council Bluffs

The distance between Waterloo and Council Bluffs is 415 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 36 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 Waterloo and Council Bluffs. The current time is 14:07:18.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 35 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 26 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 09 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 17 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 41 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 12 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 34.44 liters (9.1 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Waterloo and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Waterloo to Council Bluffs is $27.92 (diesel $29.9).

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 $3.069 (Diesel $3.286) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 15, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Waterloo and Council Bluffs (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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