Distance from Saint Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA

Distance

348 mi

Time

6 hours 49 mins

Gas Cost

$25 - $50

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There are 273.21 miles from Saint Louis to Des Moines in northwest direction and 348 miles (560.05 kilometers) by car, following the US-34 and IA 163 route.

Saint Louis and Des Moines are 6 hours 49 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 Argyle, IA.

Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 3:29 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 $41.28.

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.


Halfway Point Between Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA

If you want to meet halfway between Saint Louis, MO 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 40.564243 and -91.579224, or 40º 33' 51.2748" N, 91º 34' 45.2064" W. This location is 174.13 miles away from Saint Louis, MO and Des Moines, IA and it would take approximately 3 hours 24 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 Argyle, IA, situated 179.76 miles from Saint Louis, MO and 168.73 miles from Des Moines, IA. It would take 3 hours 35 mins to go from Saint Louis to Argyle and 3 hours 17 mins to go from Des Moines to Argyle.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Saint Louis, MO

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From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Saint Louis and Des Moines

Saint Louis

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 40°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
58° 31° 58° 33° 40° 27° 51° 27° 62° 34°
11% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 23% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
11 192 degrees 5 284 degrees 6 349 degrees 4 190 degrees 8 199 degrees

Des Moines

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 36°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
56° 33° 42° 28° 36° 20° 50° 28° 63° 33°
11% Rain probability 17% Rain probability 26% Rain probability 20% Rain probability 4% Rain probability
13 214 degrees 12 328 degrees 3 225 degrees 3 237 degrees 8 221 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 mi 560.05 km 302.40 nautical mi

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