How far is West Des Moines from Sioux City?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between West Des Moines and Sioux City is 151.99 miles (244.61 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 151.99 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 23 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 21 minutes to travel from West Des Moines to Sioux City with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from West Des Moines, Iowa to Sioux City, Iowa is: 193.87 miles (312.01 km) by car.

Driving from West Des Moines to Sioux City will take approximately 02 hours 55 minutes.

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#1 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 67899
GPS Coordinates 41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W
Latitude 41.5772100
Longitude -93.7113300
Altitude 252
Country United States
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#2 Sioux City

City in Iowa, United States of America

Population 82651
GPS Coordinates 42°29'60"N 96°24'1"W
Latitude 42.4999900
Longitude -96.4003100
Altitude 366
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between West Des Moines and Sioux City

The distance between West Des Moines and Sioux City is 312 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 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 West Des Moines and Sioux City. The current time is 12:01:05.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 27 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 50 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 52 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 13 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 46 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 35 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 25 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 25.9 liters (6.84 gallon) of gas to cover the route between West Des Moines and Sioux City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from West Des Moines to Sioux City is $20.76 (diesel $22.4).

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 $3.035 (Diesel $3.274) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 12, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between West Des Moines and Sioux City (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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Driving distance from Ames, IA to West Des Moines 41.2 miles (66 km)

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Driving distance from Ankeny, IA to West Des Moines 19.2 miles (31 km)

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Driving distance from Cedar Falls, IA to West Des Moines 131.49 miles (212 km)

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Driving distance from Davenport, IA to West Des Moines 174.38 miles (281 km)

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Driving distance from Dubuque, IA to West Des Moines 207.35 miles (334 km)

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Driving distance from Indiana, IA to West Des Moines 51.52 miles (83 km)

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Driving distance from Iowa City, IA to West Des Moines 120.07 miles (193 km)

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Driving distance from Marion, IA to West Des Moines 128.58 miles (207 km)

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