How far is West Burlington from Council Bluffs?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between West Burlington and Council Bluffs is 246.97 miles (397.45 km).

Flight distance from West Burlington, IA to Council Bluffs, IA is 246.97 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 35 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 31 minutes to travel from West Burlington to Council Bluffs with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from West Burlington, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa is: 293.19 miles (471.84 km) by car.

Driving from West Burlington to Council Bluffs will take approximately 04 hours 39 minutes.

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#1 West Burlington

City in Iowa

Population 2875
GPS Coordinates 40°49'30"N 91°9'24"W
Latitude 40.8250400
Longitude -91.1565400
Altitude 212
Country United States
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#2 Council Bluffs

City in Iowa

Population 62216
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 West Burlington and Council Bluffs

The distance between West Burlington and Council Bluffs is 472 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 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 West Burlington and Council Bluffs. The current time is 03:14:24.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 46 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 19 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 51 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 53 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 11 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 54 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 39 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 39.16 liters (10.35 gallon) of gas to cover the route between West Burlington and Council Bluffs.
The estimated cost of gas to go from West Burlington to Council Bluffs is $34.97 (diesel $38.49).

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 $3.38 (Diesel $3.72) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 05, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between West Burlington 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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