Distance between Indianapolis IN and California MO

The distance from Indianapolis to California is 389 miles by road including 364 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 59 minutes and goes through St. Louis, Jefferson City, Terre Haute, Marshall, Effingham, Vandalia and Greenville.

Shortest distance by air 352 mi ✈️
Car route length 389 mi 🚗
Driving time 5 h 59 min
Fuel amount 13.2 gal
Fuel cost 51.1 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Indianapolis 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 70 71 mi, 1 h 05 min
Terre Haute 71 mi 1:05 1 h 05 min 2.3 gal
I 70 19 mi, 17 min
Marshall 89 mi 1:22 1 h 22 min 3.0 gal
I 70 52 mi, 46 min
Effingham 142 mi 2:08 2 h 08 min 4.7 gal
I 57 I 70 33 mi, 29 min
Vandalia 175 mi 2:38 2 h 38 min 5.9 gal
I 70 17 mi, 15 min
Greenville 192 mi 2:53 2 h 53 min 6.4 gal
I 70 34 mi, 29 min
Glen Carbon 226 mi 3:23 3 h 23 min 7.6 gal
I 270 11 mi, 11 min
St. Louis 237 mi 3:34 3 h 34 min 8.0 gal
I 270 I 70 126 mi, 1 h 58 min
Jefferson City 363 mi 5:33 5 h 33 min 12.1 gal
US 54 US 50 26 mi, 26 min
California 389 mi 5:59 5 h 59 min 13.2 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Indianapolis 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 70 5 mi, 05 min
Fairview Station 5 mi 0:05 05 min 0.2 gal
I 70 24 mi, 22 min
Crown Center 29 mi 0:27 27 min 0.9 gal
I 70 21 mi, 18 min
Raab Crossroads 50 mi 0:46 46 min 1.7 gal
I 70 4 mi, 03 min
Roadman Corner 54 mi 0:50 50 min 1.8 gal
I 70 11 mi, 09 min
Grange Corner 65 mi 0:59 59 min 2.2 gal
I 70 6 mi, 05 min
Terre Haute 71 mi 1:05 1 h 05 min 2.3 gal
I 70 10 mi, 09 min
State Line 81 mi 1:14 1 h 14 min 2.7 gal
I 70 9 mi, 07 min
Marshall 89 mi 1:22 1 h 22 min 3.0 gal
I 70 25 mi, 22 min
Greenup 116 mi 1:45 1 h 45 min 3.8 gal
I 70 13 mi, 11 min
Woodbury 129 mi 1:56 1 h 56 min 4.3 gal
I 70 13 mi, 12 min
Effingham 142 mi 2:08 2 h 08 min 4.7 gal
I 57 I 70 33 mi, 29 min
Vandalia 175 mi 2:38 2 h 38 min 5.9 gal
I 70 17 mi, 15 min
Greenville 192 mi 2:53 2 h 53 min 6.4 gal
I 70 4 mi, 04 min
Stubblefield 196 mi 2:57 2 h 57 min 6.6 gal
I 70 3 mi, 02 min
Pocahontas 200 mi 3:00 3 h 00 min 6.7 gal
I 70 25 mi, 22 min
Glen Carbon 226 mi 3:23 3 h 23 min 7.6 gal
I 270 11 mi, 11 min
St. Louis 237 mi 3:34 3 h 34 min 8.0 gal
I 270 2 mi, 02 min
Bellefontaine Neighbors 240 mi 3:37 3 h 37 min 8.1 gal
I 270 2 mi, 02 min
Ferguson 242 mi 3:39 3 h 39 min 8.2 gal
I 270 2 mi, 02 min
Florissant 244 mi 3:41 3 h 41 min 8.3 gal
I 270 3 mi, 03 min
Hazelwood 247 mi 3:44 3 h 44 min 8.3 gal
I 270 4 mi, 03 min
Bridgeton 251 mi 3:48 3 h 48 min 8.5 gal
I 270 2 mi, 02 min
Maryland Heights 253 mi 3:50 3 h 50 min 8.6 gal
I 70 4 mi, 03 min
St. Charles 257 mi 3:54 3 h 54 min 8.6 gal
I 70 5 mi, 05 min
St. Peters 262 mi 3:59 3 h 59 min 8.8 gal
I 70 5 mi, 04 min
O'Fallon 267 mi 4:04 4 h 04 min 9.0 gal
I 70 10 mi, 09 min
Wentzville 277 mi 4:13 4 h 13 min 9.3 gal
I 70 4 mi, 03 min
Foristell 281 mi 4:17 4 h 17 min 9.5 gal
I 70 9 mi, 07 min
Wright City 290 mi 4:25 4 h 25 min 9.6 gal
I 70 11 mi, 09 min
Jonesburg 300 mi 4:34 4 h 34 min 10.1 gal
I 70 9 mi, 08 min
High Hill 309 mi 4:42 4 h 42 min 10.3 gal
I 70 24 mi, 21 min
Kingdom City 334 mi 5:04 5 h 04 min 11.3 gal
I 70 9 mi, 08 min
Fulton 342 mi 5:12 5 h 12 min 11.4 gal
US 54 21 mi, 20 min
Jefferson City 363 mi 5:32 5 h 32 min 12.1 gal
US 54 US 50 12 mi, 10 min
Saint Martins 375 mi 5:43 5 h 43 min 12.7 gal
US 50 6 mi, 06 min
Centertown 382 mi 5:50 5 h 50 min 12.8 gal
US 50 US 50 Bus 8 mi, 08 min
California 389 mi 5:59 5 h 59 min 13.2 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Indianapolis to California?

Fuel cost: 51.1 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 389 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.86 USD / gal)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Indianapolis to California?

Driving time: 5 h 59 min

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

  • 251 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 3 h 41 min
  • 57 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 52 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 min
  • 36 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 36 min
  • 22 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 23 min
  • 13 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 14 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 4 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 2 min

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

How far is Indianapolis to California by land?

The distance between Indianapolis and California is 389 mi by road including 363.5 mi on motorways.

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

How far is Indianapolis to California by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Indianapolis and California is 352.3 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 Indianapolis and California respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Indianapolis from California by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 42 min to cover the distance of 352 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 34 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 Indianapolis to California?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 21 min to cover the distance of 352 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 42 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 Indianapolis and California?

The halfway point between Indianapolis and California is Stubblefield. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Stubblefield to Indianapolis is 196 mi and driving will take about 2 h 57 min. The road between Stubblefield and California has length 193 mi and will take approximately 3 h 2 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Greenville is in 192 mi from Indianapolis and 197 mi from California
  • Pocahontas is in 200 mi from Indianapolis and 189 mi from California
  • Vandalia is in 175 mi from Indianapolis and 214 mi from California

Where is Indianapolis in relation to California?

Indianapolis is located 352 mi east of California.

Indianapolis has geographic coordinates: latitude 39.76833, longitude -86.15835.

California has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.62754, longitude -92.56652.

Which highway goes from Indianapolis to California?

The route from Indianapolis to California follows I 70, US 40.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 54: 30 mi
  • I 270: 29 mi
  • US 50: 21 mi
  • I 57: 6 mi
  • US 50 Bus: 2 mi
  • US 63: 1 mi
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