Distance from Des Moines, Iowa to Burlington, Iowa


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The distance from Des Moines, Iowa to Burlington, Iowa is 139.6 miles by the driving route, 139.6 miles by the biking route, and 139.6 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Des Moines and Burlington is 139.6 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Des Moines to Burlington are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Des Moines to Burlington is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Des Moines, IA to Burlington, IA

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 139.6 mi 224.6 km
biking Bicycling 139.6 mi 224.6 km
walking Walking 139.6 mi 224.6 km
flying Airplane 139.6 mi 224.6 km 16.7 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Des Moines to Burlington by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg139.6 miles$15.35
25 mpg139.6 miles$12.28
30 mpg139.6 miles$10.23
35 mpg139.6 miles$8.77
40 mpg139.6 miles$7.68
50 mpg139.6 miles$6.14
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.20 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Des Moines, IA to Nearby Cities

From Des Moines, IA to Pleasant Hill, IA 5.6 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Norwalk, IA 7.3 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Saylorville, IA 7.5 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Altoona, IA 8.6 miles
From Des Moines, IA to West Des Moines, IA 9.0 miles

Table 4. Distance from Des Moines, IA to Cities Near Burlington, IA

From Des Moines, IA to Burlington, IA 139.6 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Macomb, IL 170.5 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Galesburg, IL 173.3 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Muscatine, IA 132.0 miles
From Des Moines, IA to Rock Island, IL 156.7 miles

Also see Distance from Des Moines to other countries; Distance from Des Moines to other world cities; Distance from Des Moines to nearby airports.