Distance from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC

Distance

491 mi

Time

6 hours 58 mins

Gas Cost

$33 - $65

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There are 405.22 miles from Washington to Columbia in southwest direction and 491.28 miles (790.64 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 route.

Washington and Columbia are 6 hours 58 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC.

Washington, DC and Columbia, SC are in the same time zone (EDT). Current time in both locations is 6:35 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 22.74 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Columbia, SC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Columbia is $53.90.

During the route, an average car will release 445.61 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Weather in Washington, DC and Columbia, SC

Washington, DC

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 93°F on Friday.

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Jun 27
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Jul 1
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain
79° 64° 83° 59° 91° 66° 93° 77° 92° 78°
14% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 44% Rain probability
5 295 degrees 3 269 degrees 11 208 degrees 10 211 degrees 8 210 degrees

Columbia, SC

Light rain on Friday through Monday, with temperatures rising to 93°F next Tuesday.

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Jun 27
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Jun 28
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Jun 29
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Jun 30
Sat
Jul 1
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
86° 68° 88° 69° 89° 71° 87° 72° 91° 74°
4% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 36% Rain probability 26% Rain probability
1 0 degrees 6 90 degrees 6 148 degrees 6 188 degrees 6 215 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Columbia, SC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 405.22 mi 652.14 km 352.13 nautical mi
Driving distance 491.28 mi 790.64 km 426.91 nautical mi

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