Distance from Melrose, CT to Athens, LA


1,971 mi


1 day 5 hours

Gas Cost

$110 - $215

There are 1,692.14 miles from Melrose to Athens in east direction and 1,971 miles (3,172.02 kilometers) by car, following the I-40 route.

Melrose and Athens are 1 day 5 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Melrose, CT to Athens, LA. The halfway point is Prewitt, NM.

Please note the time difference between Melrose, CT and Athens, LA is 2 hours. The current time in Melrose is 5:33 am and the current time in Athens is 7:33 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 79.15 gallons of gas to cover the route between Melrose, CT and Athens, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Melrose to Athens is $155.13.

During the route, an average car will release 1,550.72 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Halfway Point Between Melrose, CT and Athens, LA

If you want to meet halfway between Melrose, CT and Athens, LA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.370667 and -108.096214, or 35º 22' 14.4012" N, 108º 5' 46.3704" W. This location is 985.42 miles away from Melrose, CT and Athens, LA and it would take approximately 14 hours 50 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Prewitt, NM, situated 991 miles from Melrose, CT and 977 miles from Athens, LA. It would take 14 hours 32 mins to go from Melrose to Prewitt and 15 hours 30 mins to go from Athens to Prewitt.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Amarillo, TX,Albuquerque, NM,Bakersfield, CA,San Jose, CA,Santa Clara, CA,Sunnyvale, CA,San Mateo, CA,Daly City, CA,Mesquite, TX,Garland, TX,Richardson, TX,Carrollton, TX,Lewisville, TX,Denton, TX, and Wichita Falls, TX.

Weather in Melrose and Athens

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Melrose, CT and Athens, LA:


No precipitation throughout the week.

Jun 3
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Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
66° 55° 63° 54° 60° 53° 61° 52° 59° 51°
1% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 3% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 6% Rain probability
6 265 degrees 8 260 degrees 15 270 degrees 15 276 degrees 17 301 degrees


Heavy rain tomorrow through Tuesday.

Jun 3
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Jun 5
Jun 6
Jun 7
Partly cloudy day Rain Clear day Clear day Rain
91° 68° 90° 72° 91° 72° 91° 71° 88° 71°
29% Rain probability 45% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 87% Rain probability
3 196 degrees 5 197 degrees 4 193 degrees 5 76 degrees 9 52 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Melrose, CT

Planning on renting a car to go from Melrose, CT to Athens, LA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Melrose, CT:


Small cars

From $14


Intermediate cars

From $18


Full-size cars

From $24



From $28



From $40

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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Melrose, CT and Athens, LA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,692.14 mi 2,723.23 km 1,470.43 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,971 mi 3,171.76 km 1,712.62 nautical mi

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