Distance from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN

Distance

243 mi

Time

4 hours 27 mins

Gas Cost

$17 - $34

Loading Des Moines - Minneapolis Route Map

There are 233.99 miles from Des Moines to Minneapolis in north direction and 243 miles (391.07 kilometers) by car, following the I-235 route.

Des Moines and Minneapolis are 4 hours 27 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN. The halfway point is Hanlontown, IA.

Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:49 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 11.24 gallons of gas to cover the route between Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Des Moines to Minneapolis is $28.10.

During the route, an average car will release 220.21 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN

If you want to meet halfway between Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 43.256539 and -93.354905, or 43º 15' 23.5404" N, 93º 21' 17.658" W. This location is 121.39 miles away from Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN and it would take approximately 2 hours 13 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Hanlontown, IA, situated 123.6 miles from Des Moines, IA and 122.97 miles from Minneapolis, MN. It would take 2 hours 16 mins to go from Des Moines to Hanlontown and 2 hours 18 mins to go from Minneapolis to Hanlontown.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Des Moines, IA

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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in Des Moines and Minneapolis

Des Moines

Light rain on Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 78°F on Friday.

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Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Wind Rain
74° 48° 74° 50° 74° 44° 78° 56° 68° 57°
31% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 63% Rain probability
10 213 degrees 11 206 degrees 4 129 degrees 16 184 degrees 11 205 degrees

Minneapolis

Rain on Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 75°F on Friday.

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Oct 17
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Oct 18
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Oct 19
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Oct 20
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Oct 21
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Rain
73° 47° 71° 53° 70° 43° 75° 55° 71° 54°
10% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 58% Rain probability
5 210 degrees 7 233 degrees 6 199 degrees 14 182 degrees 9 213 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 233.99 mi 376.57 km 203.33 nautical mi
Driving distance 243 mi 391.07 km 211.16 nautical mi

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