Distance from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC

Distance

523 mi

Time

9 hours 57 mins

Gas Cost

$39 - $76

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There are 393.90 miles from Detroit to Washington in southeast direction and 523 miles (841.69 kilometers) by car, following the I-76 route.

Detroit and Washington are 9 hours 57 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC. The halfway point is New Galilee, PA.

Detroit, MI and Washington, DC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 5:02 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 24.20 gallons of gas to cover the route between Detroit, MI and Washington, DC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Washington is $63.65.

During the route, an average car will release 474.18 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Detroit, MI and Washington, DC

If you want to meet halfway between Detroit, MI and Washington, DC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.844552 and -80.368331, or 40º 50' 40.3872" N, 80º 22' 5.9916" W. This location is 261.39 miles away from Detroit, MI and Washington, DC and it would take approximately 4 hours 58 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is New Galilee, PA, situated 253.87 miles from Detroit, MI and 276.27 miles from Washington, DC. It would take 4 hours 47 mins to go from Detroit to New Galilee and 5 hours 24 mins to go from Washington to New Galilee.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Arlington, VA and Toledo, OH.


Best Hotels In or Near Washington, DC

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Detroit, MI

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From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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Weather in Detroit, MI and Washington, DC

Detroit, MI

Rain on Friday, with temperatures falling to 68°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Rain Clear day
89° 69° 78° 66° 71° 56° 69° 57° 68° 55°
13% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 30% Rain probability 9% Rain probability
4 198 degrees 7 313 degrees 7 338 degrees 6 326 degrees 6 51 degrees

Washington, DC

Light rain on Saturday, with temperatures falling to 70°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Rain
83° 66° 87° 70° 77° 65° 75° 58° 70° 56°
14% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 19% Rain probability
5 52 degrees 7 15 degrees 12 338 degrees 4 332 degrees 7 5 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Detroit, MI and Washington, DC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 393.90 mi 633.92 km 342.29 nautical mi
Driving distance 523 mi 841.68 km 454.47 nautical mi

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