Distance from Saint Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA

Distance

348 mi

Time

5 hours 28 mins

Gas Cost

$23 - $45

Loading Saint Louis - Des Moines Route Map

There are 273.21 miles from Saint Louis to Des Moines in northwest direction and 348.26 miles (560.47 kilometers) by car, following the US-34 and IA 163 route.

Saint Louis and Des Moines are 5 hours 28 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Saint Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Saint Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA.

Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA are in the same time zone (CDT). Current time in both locations is 4:12 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 16.12 gallons of gas to cover the route between Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Saint Louis to Des Moines is $37.41.

During the route, an average car will release 315.89 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Saint Louis, MO

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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA

Saint Louis, MO

Light rain tomorrow through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 86°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
91° 74° 88° 75° 86° 71° 90° 69° 88° 74°
1% Rain probability 75% Rain probability 35% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 19% Rain probability
11 194 degrees 8 223 degrees 6 314 degrees 3 176 degrees 7 187 degrees

Des Moines, IA

Rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures bottoming out at 80°F on Tuesday.

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Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
80° 69° 80° 68° 80° 63° 84° 65° 81° 66°
91% Rain probability 54% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 32% Rain probability 51% Rain probability
4 207 degrees 6 340 degrees 6 305 degrees 9 210 degrees 6 130 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 273.21 mi 439.69 km 237.41 nautical mi
Driving distance 348.26 mi 560.47 km 302.63 nautical mi

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