Distance between Shelby MI and Sterling Heights MI

The distance from Shelby to Sterling Heights is 229 miles by road including 221 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Grand Rapids, Lansing, Warren, Muskegon, Norton Shores, Walker and Kentwood.

Shortest distance by air 183 mi ✈️
Car route length 228.7 mi 🚗
Driving time 3 h 29 min
Fuel amount 7.8 gal
Fuel cost 27.6 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Shelby 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 31 32 mi, 29 min
Muskegon 32 mi 0:29 29 min 1.0 gal
US 31 3 mi, 02 min
Norton Shores 35 mi 0:32 32 min 1.1 gal
US 31 I 96 29 mi, 28 min
Walker 64 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.0 gal
I 96 7 mi, 06 min
Grand Rapids 71 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 2.3 gal
I 96 12 mi, 10 min
Forest Hills 83 mi 1:18 1 h 18 min 2.5 gal
I 96 59 mi, 52 min
Lansing 142 mi 2:10 2 h 10 min 4.5 gal
I 96 29 mi, 26 min
Howell 171 mi 2:36 2 h 36 min 5.7 gal
I 96 50 mi, 45 min
Warren 222 mi 3:21 3 h 21 min 7.4 gal
I 696 7 mi, 08 min
Sterling Heights 229 mi 3:29 3 h 29 min 7.6 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Shelby 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 31 20 mi, 19 min
Lakewood Club 20 mi 0:19 19 min 0.6 gal
US 31 11 mi, 10 min
Muskegon 32 mi 0:29 29 min 1.0 gal
US 31 3 mi, 02 min
Norton Shores 35 mi 0:32 32 min 1.1 gal
US 31 I 96 6 mi, 06 min
Fruitport 40 mi 0:39 39 min 1.2 gal
I 96 23 mi, 21 min
Walker 64 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.0 gal
I 96 7 mi, 06 min
Grand Rapids 71 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 2.3 gal
I 96 12 mi, 10 min
Forest Hills 83 mi 1:18 1 h 18 min 2.5 gal
I 96 30 mi, 26 min
Portland 112 mi 1:44 1 h 44 min 3.8 gal
I 96 5 mi, 04 min
Eagle 117 mi 1:48 1 h 48 min 3.9 gal
I 96 24 mi, 21 min
Lansing 142 mi 2:10 2 h 10 min 4.5 gal
I 96 29 mi, 26 min
Howell 171 mi 2:36 2 h 36 min 5.7 gal
I 96 16 mi, 14 min
Green Oak Township 188 mi 2:50 2 h 50 min 6.4 gal
I 96 6 mi, 04 min
Wixom 193 mi 2:55 2 h 55 min 6.5 gal
I 96 4 mi, 03 min
Novi 198 mi 2:59 2 h 59 min 6.6 gal
I 96 6 mi, 04 min
Farmington Hills 203 mi 3:04 3 h 04 min 6.8 gal
I 696 7 mi, 05 min
Southfield 209 mi 3:09 3 h 09 min 7.0 gal
I 696 4 mi, 03 min
Oak Park 214 mi 3:13 3 h 13 min 7.2 gal
I 696 2 mi, 02 min
Royal Oak 216 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 7.3 gal
I 696 2 mi, 01 min
Madison Heights 218 mi 3:17 3 h 17 min 7.4 gal
I 696 4 mi, 03 min
Warren 222 mi 3:21 3 h 21 min 7.4 gal
I 696 7 mi, 08 min
Sterling Heights 229 mi 3:29 3 h 29 min 7.6 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Shelby to Sterling Heights?

Fuel cost: 27.6 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 228.7 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.55 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Shelby to Sterling Heights?

Driving time: 3 h 29 min

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

  • 195 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 2 h 52 min
  • 15 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 14 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 1 min
  • 5 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 5 min
  • 11 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 13 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 45 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 Shelby to Sterling Heights by land?

The distance between Shelby and Sterling Heights is 228.7 mi by road including 220.6 mi on motorways.

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

How far is Shelby to Sterling Heights by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Shelby and Sterling Heights is 182.7 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 Shelby and Sterling Heights respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Shelby from Sterling Heights by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 22 min to cover the distance of 183 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 20 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 Shelby to Sterling Heights?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 13 min to cover the distance of 183 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 24 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 Shelby and Sterling Heights?

The halfway point between Shelby and Sterling Heights is Portland. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Portland to Shelby is 112 mi and driving will take about 1 h 44 min. The road between Portland and Sterling Heights has length 117 mi and will take approximately 1 h 45 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Eagle is in 117 mi from Shelby and 111 mi from Sterling Heights
  • Lansing is in 142 mi from Shelby and 87 mi from Sterling Heights
  • Forest Hills is in 83 mi from Shelby and 146 mi from Sterling Heights

Where is Shelby in relation to Sterling Heights?

Shelby is located 183 mi north-west of Sterling Heights.

Shelby has geographic coordinates: latitude 43.60862, longitude -86.36396.

Sterling Heights has geographic coordinates: latitude 42.58031, longitude -83.0302.

Which highway goes from Shelby to Sterling Heights?

The route from Shelby to Sterling Heights follows I 96.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 31: 34 mi
  • I 696: 22 mi
  • M 37: 7 mi
  • I 69: 5 mi
  • M 53: 1 mi
The distance between Shelby and Sterling Heights is ranked 14,719th in the ranking popularity.
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