Distance between Centralia WA and Seattle WA

The distance from Centralia to Seattle is 84 miles by road including 83 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 23 minutes and goes through Olympia, Tacoma, Grand Mound, Tumwater, Lacey, Tanglewilde-Thompson Place and Fort Lewis.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Centralia 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 7 mi, 07 min
Grand Mound 7 mi 0:07 07 min 0.2 gal
I 5 12 mi, 11 min
Tumwater 20 mi 0:19 19 min 0.6 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Olympia 25 mi 0:23 23 min 0.8 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Lacey 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 11 mi, 10 min
Fort Lewis 40 mi 0:38 38 min 1.3 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Lakewood 45 mi 0:43 43 min 1.4 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Tacoma 51 mi 0:50 50 min 1.7 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Fife 55 mi 0:53 53 min 1.8 gal
I 5 29 mi, 29 min
Seattle 84 mi 1:23 1 h 23 min 2.6 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Centralia 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 7 mi, 07 min
Grand Mound 7 mi 0:07 07 min 0.2 gal
I 5 12 mi, 11 min
Tumwater 20 mi 0:19 19 min 0.6 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Olympia 25 mi 0:23 23 min 0.8 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Lacey 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 11 mi, 10 min
Fort Lewis 40 mi 0:38 38 min 1.3 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Lakewood 45 mi 0:43 43 min 1.4 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Tacoma 51 mi 0:50 50 min 1.7 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Fife 55 mi 0:53 53 min 1.8 gal
I 5 6 mi, 06 min
Federal Way 62 mi 1:00 1 h 00 min 2.0 gal
I 5 5 mi, 05 min
Kent 66 mi 1:05 1 h 05 min 2.2 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Tukwila 73 mi 1:12 1 h 12 min 2.4 gal
I 5 11 mi, 11 min
Seattle 84 mi 1:23 1 h 23 min 2.6 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Centralia to Seattle?

Fuel cost: 11.1 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 83.9 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.88 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Centralia to Seattle?

Driving time: 1 h 23 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 19 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 16 min
  • 63 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 1 h 3 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Centralia to Seattle by land?

The distance between Centralia and Seattle is 83.9 mi by road including 82.6 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Centralia and Seattle respectively.

How far is Centralia to Seattle by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Centralia and Seattle is 67.7 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Centralia and Seattle respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Centralia from Seattle by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 8 min to cover the distance of 68 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 29 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Centralia to Seattle?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 27 min to cover the distance of 68 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 31 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Centralia and Seattle?

The halfway point between Centralia and Seattle is Fort Lewis. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Fort Lewis to Centralia is 40 mi and driving will take about 38 min. The road between Fort Lewis and Seattle has length 44 mi and will take approximately 44 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Lakewood is in 45 mi from Centralia and 40 mi from Seattle
  • Tacoma is in 51 mi from Centralia and 33 mi from Seattle
  • Lacey is in 29 mi from Centralia and 55 mi from Seattle

Where is Centralia in relation to Seattle?

Centralia is located 68 mi south-west of Seattle.

Centralia has geographic coordinates: latitude 46.72045, longitude -122.96143.

Seattle has geographic coordinates: latitude 47.60383, longitude -122.33006.

Which highway goes from Centralia to Seattle?

The route from Centralia to Seattle follows I 5.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 12: 5 mi
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