How far is Waterloo from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Waterloo and Des Moines is 89.56 miles (144.13 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 89.56 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 15 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 14 minutes to travel from Waterloo to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Waterloo, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 130.36 miles (209.79 km) by car.

Driving from Waterloo to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 59 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 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 214237
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Waterloo and Des Moines

The distance between Waterloo and Des Moines is 210 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 19 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 Des Moines. The current time is 17:20:09.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 20 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 15 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 36 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 10 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 51 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 44 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 37 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 17.41 liters (4.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Waterloo and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Waterloo to Des Moines is $14.43 (diesel $15.37).

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 $3.136 (Diesel $3.342) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 27, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Waterloo and Des Moines (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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