Distance from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC

Distance

483 mi

Time

8 hours 53 mins

Gas Cost

$35 - $69

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There are 405.22 miles from Washington to Columbia in southwest direction and 483 miles (777.31 kilometers) by car, following the I-295 route.

Washington and Columbia are 8 hours 53 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Washington, DC and Columbia, SC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 9:11 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 22.38 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 $57.30.

During the route, an average car will release 438.49 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Columbia, SC

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC and Columbia, SC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.698505 and -78.042648, or 35º 41' 54.618" N, 78º 2' 33.5328" W. This location is 241.72 miles away from Washington, DC and Columbia, SC and it would take approximately 4 hours 26 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 Lucama, NC, situated 259.41 miles from Washington, DC and 229.69 miles from Columbia, SC. It would take 4 hours 50 mins to go from Washington to Lucama and 4 hours 16 mins to go from Columbia to Lucama.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Arlington, VA,Alexandria, VA,Henrico, VA,Richmond, VA, and Fayetteville, NC.

Best Hotels In or Near Columbia, SC

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Washington, DC

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Weather in Washington and Columbia

Washington

Light rain today and Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 46°F next Sunday.

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61° 41° 51° 35° 57° 37° 52° 38° 47° 32°
65% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 39% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 288 degrees 7 263 degrees 10 205 degrees 7 329 degrees 3 353 degrees

Columbia

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 52°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
65° 45° 56° 35° 58° 38° 64° 48° 52° 41°
18% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 52% Rain probability 32% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 315 degrees 2 61 degrees 3 47 degrees 7 16 degrees 9 47 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 483 mi 777.31 km 419.72 nautical mi

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