How far is West Plains from Independence?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between West Plains and Independence is 214.87 miles (345.8 km).

Flight distance from West Plains, MO to Independence, MO is 214.87 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 33 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 30 minutes to travel from West Plains to Independence with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from West Plains, Missouri to Independence, Missouri is: 279.25 miles (449.42 km) by car.

Driving from West Plains to Independence will take approximately 04 hours 25 minutes.

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#1 West Plains

City in Missouri, United States

Population 12383
GPS Coordinates 36°43'41"N 91°51'9"W
Latitude 36.7281200
Longitude -91.8523700
Altitude 306
Country United States
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#2 Independence

County seat of Jackson County, Missouri, United States

Population 116774
GPS Coordinates 39°5'28"N 94°24'56"W
Latitude 39.0911200
Longitude -94.4155100
Altitude 315
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between West Plains and Independence

The distance between West Plains and Independence is 449 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 59 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 Plains and Independence. The current time is 19:47:42.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 18 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 58 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 35 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 39 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 59 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 43 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 29 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 37.3 liters (9.85 gallon) of gas to cover the route between West Plains and Independence.
The estimated cost of gas to go from West Plains to Independence is $40.42 (diesel $47.78).

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 June 27, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between West Plains and Independence (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

Driving distance from New York, MO to West Plains 306.55 miles (493 km)

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Driving distance from Blue Springs, MO to West Plains 270.84 miles (436 km)

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Driving distance from Cape Girardeau, MO to West Plains 197.58 miles (318 km)

Driving distance from Castle Point, MO to West Plains 216.09 miles (348 km)

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Driving distance from Chesterfield, MO to West Plains 189.36 miles (305 km)

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Driving distance from Columbia, MO to West Plains 191.96 miles (309 km)

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Driving distance from Florissant, MO to West Plains 212.94 miles (343 km)

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Driving distance from Jefferson City, MO to West Plains 160.23 miles (258 km)

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Driving distance from Joplin, MO to West Plains 176.05 miles (283 km)

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Driving distance from Kansas City, MO to West Plains 275.79 miles (444 km)

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Driving distance from Lee's Summit, MO to West Plains 258.17 miles (415 km)

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