Distance from Pickford, MI to Ames, IA


711 mi


12 hours 8 mins

Gas Cost

$50 - $98

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There are 543.74 miles from Pickford to Ames in southwest direction and 711 miles (1,144.24 kilometers) by car, following the US-2 route.

Pickford and Ames are 12 hours 8 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Pickford, MI to Ames, IA. The halfway point is Rosendale, WI.

Please note the time difference between Pickford, MI and Ames, IA is 1 hour. The current time in Pickford is 4:23 pm and the current time in Ames is 3:23 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 32.92 gallons of gas to cover the route between Pickford, MI and Ames, IA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Pickford to Ames is $81.31.

During the route, an average car will release 644.94 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Halfway Point Between Pickford, MI and Ames, IA

If you want to meet halfway between Pickford, MI and Ames, IA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 43.808914 and -88.676155, or 43º 48' 32.0904" N, 88º 40' 34.158" W. This location is 355.52 miles away from Pickford, MI and Ames, IA and it would take approximately 6 hours 4 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Rosendale, WI, situated 359.76 miles from Pickford, MI and 351.31 miles from Ames, IA. It would take 6 hours 26 mins to go from Pickford to Rosendale and 5 hours 44 mins to go from Ames to Rosendale.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Green Bay, WI, and Madison, WI.

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Pickford, MI

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Weather in Pickford and Ames


No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 45°F on Wednesday.

Mar 25
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Mar 28
Mar 29
Clear day Partly cloudy day Wind Wind Partly cloudy day
34° 15° 39° 14° 45° 28° 42° 31° 41° 24°
8% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 18% Rain probability 46% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 313 degrees 5 249 degrees 10 206 degrees 10 268 degrees 4 256 degrees


Mixed precipitation on Friday and Saturday, with high temperatures peaking at 67°F on Wednesday.

Mar 25
Mar 26
Mar 27
Mar 28
Mar 29
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind Partly cloudy day Rain
48° 35° 55° 32° 67° 37° 59° 49° 49° 39°
14% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 17% Rain probability 99% Rain probability
6 30 degrees 7 165 degrees 15 190 degrees 5 30 degrees 14 47 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Pickford, MI and Ames, IA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 543.74 mi 875.07 km 472.50 nautical mi
Driving distance 711 mi 1,144.31 km 617.88 nautical mi

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