Distance from Des Moines, IA to Jackson, MS

Distance

824 mi

Time

15 hours 25 mins

Gas Cost

$60 - $117

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There are 669.76 miles from Des Moines to Jackson in southeast direction and 824 miles (1,326.10 kilometers) by car, following the I-55 route.

Des Moines and Jackson are 15 hours 25 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Des Moines, IA to Jackson, MS. The halfway point is Sainte Genevieve, MO.

Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:21 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 38.17 gallons of gas to cover the route between Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Des Moines to Jackson is $97.70.

During the route, an average car will release 747.74 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS

If you want to meet halfway between Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.883419 and -90.076340, or 37º 53' 0.3084" N, 90º 4' 34.824" W. This location is 412.19 miles away from Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS and it would take approximately 7 hours 42 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Sainte Genevieve, MO, situated 396.74 miles from Des Moines, IA and 437.28 miles from Jackson, MS. It would take 7 hours 46 mins to go from Des Moines to Sainte Genevieve and 7 hours 57 mins to go from Jackson to Sainte Genevieve.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Memphis, TN.


Best Hotels In or Near Jackson, MS

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Des Moines, IA

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Des Moines and Jackson

Des Moines

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 66°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind
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15% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 11% Rain probability
3 239 degrees 7 248 degrees 7 304 degrees 9 200 degrees 12 195 degrees

Jackson

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 73°F on Tuesday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
57° 32° 65° 35° 70° 42° 66° 42° 68° 39°
12% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 10% Rain probability
5 355 degrees 1 185 degrees 3 270 degrees 5 19 degrees 4 151 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MS in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 669.76 mi 1,077.87 km 582.01 nautical mi
Driving distance 824 mi 1,326.10 km 716.04 nautical mi

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