Distance from Modesto, CA to Des Moines, IA

Distance

1,786 mi

Time

1 day 6 hours

Gas Cost

$131 - $254

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There are 1,476.62 miles from Modesto to Des Moines in east direction and 1,786 miles (2,874.29 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Modesto and Des Moines are 1 day 6 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Modesto, CA to Des Moines, IA. The halfway point is Point of Rocks, WY.

Please note the time difference between Modesto, CA and Des Moines, IA is 2 hours. The current time in Modesto is 8:06 pm and the current time in Des Moines is 10:06 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 82.67 gallons of gas to cover the route between Modesto, CA and Des Moines, IA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Modesto to Des Moines is $211.65.

During the route, an average car will release 1,619.75 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Modesto, CA and Des Moines, IA

If you want to meet halfway between Modesto, CA and Des Moines, IA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.658451 and -108.643700, or 41º 39' 30.4236" N, 108º 38' 37.32" W. This location is 892.88 miles away from Modesto, CA and Des Moines, IA and it would take approximately 15 hours 12 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 Point of Rocks, WY, situated 928.38 miles from Modesto, CA and 858.08 miles from Des Moines, IA. It would take 15 hours 53 mins to go from Modesto to Point of Rocks and 14 hours 34 mins to go from Des Moines to Point of Rocks.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Salt Lake City, UT,West Valley City, UT,Reno, NV,Stockton, CA,Roseville, CA,Elk Grove, CA,Sacramento, CA,Omaha, NE, and Lincoln, NE.

Best Hotels In or Near Des Moines, IA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Modesto, CA

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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

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From $40


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Weather in Modesto and Des Moines

Modesto

Rain on Friday, with temperatures rising to 76°F on Tuesday.

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4 323 degrees 1 83 degrees 2 115 degrees 2 74 degrees 6 325 degrees

Des Moines

Light snow today, with temperatures bottoming out at 36°F on Wednesday.

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48° 27° 54° 32° 44° 28° 36° 21° 54° 28°
12% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
6 257 degrees 13 215 degrees 11 324 degrees 3 242 degrees 6 217 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,476.62 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,786 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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