Distance between West Des Moines IA and Red Wing MN

The distance from West Des Moines to Red Wing is 254 miles by road including 200 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Des Moines, Ames, Ankeny, Albert Lea, Owatonna, Faribault and Northfield.

Shortest distance by air 216 mi ✈️
Car route length 254.1 mi 🚗
Driving time 4 h 2 min
Fuel amount 8.6 gal
Fuel cost 33.4 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
West Des Moines 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 235 9 mi, 10 min
Des Moines 9 mi 0:10 10 min 0.1 gal
I 235 10 mi, 09 min
Ankeny 19 mi 0:20 20 min 0.5 gal
I 35 22 mi, 19 min
Ames 41 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 35 21 mi, 18 min
Ellsworth 62 mi 0:57 57 min 1.7 gal
I 35 95 mi, 1 h 23 min
Albert Lea 157 mi 2:21 2 h 21 min 5.3 gal
I 35 34 mi, 30 min
Owatonna 191 mi 2:52 2 h 52 min 6.3 gal
I 35 10 mi, 09 min
Faribault 201 mi 3:01 3 h 01 min 6.7 gal
I 35 MN 3 16 mi, 17 min
Northfield 217 mi 3:19 3 h 19 min 7.3 gal
MN 3 MN 19 37 mi, 43 min
Red Wing 254 mi 4:02 4 h 02 min 8.1 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
West Des Moines 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 235 9 mi, 10 min
Des Moines 9 mi 0:10 10 min 0.1 gal
I 235 10 mi, 09 min
Ankeny 19 mi 0:20 20 min 0.5 gal
I 35 22 mi, 19 min
Ames 41 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 35 21 mi, 18 min
Ellsworth 62 mi 0:57 57 min 1.7 gal
I 35 95 mi, 1 h 23 min
Albert Lea 157 mi 2:21 2 h 21 min 5.3 gal
I 35 34 mi, 30 min
Owatonna 191 mi 2:52 2 h 52 min 6.3 gal
I 35 10 mi, 09 min
Faribault 201 mi 3:01 3 h 01 min 6.7 gal
I 35 MN 3 14 mi, 14 min
Dundas 215 mi 3:16 3 h 16 min 7.3 gal
MN 3 2 mi, 03 min
Northfield 217 mi 3:19 3 h 19 min 7.3 gal
MN 3 MN 19 7 mi, 08 min
Stanton 225 mi 3:27 3 h 27 min 7.6 gal
MN 19 7 mi, 09 min
Cannon Falls 232 mi 3:36 3 h 36 min 7.9 gal
MN 19 22 mi, 25 min
Red Wing 254 mi 4:02 4 h 02 min 8.1 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from West Des Moines to Red Wing?

Fuel cost: 33.4 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 254.1 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 West Des Moines to Red Wing?

Driving time: 4 h 2 min

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

  • 175 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 2 h 34 min
  • 12 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 11 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 6 min
  • 15 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 15 min
  • 24 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 26 min
  • 5 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 5 min
  • 12 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 40 mph = 1 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 3 min

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

How far is West Des Moines to Red Wing by land?

The distance between West Des Moines and Red Wing is 254.1 mi by road including 200.1 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of West Des Moines and Red Wing respectively.

How far is West Des Moines to Red Wing by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between West Des Moines and Red Wing is 216.2 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 West Des Moines and Red Wing respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is West Des Moines from Red Wing by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 26 min to cover the distance of 216 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 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 West Des Moines to Red Wing?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 216 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 39 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 West Des Moines and Red Wing?

The halfway point between West Des Moines and Red Wing is Albert Lea. It is located about 30 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Albert Lea to West Des Moines is 157 mi and driving will take about 2 h 21 min. The road between Albert Lea and Red Wing has length 98 mi and will take approximately 1 h 40 min.

Where is West Des Moines in relation to Red Wing?

West Des Moines is located 216 mi south-west of Red Wing.

West Des Moines has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.56453, longitude -93.75953.

Red Wing has geographic coordinates: latitude 44.56247, longitude -92.5338.

Which highway goes from West Des Moines to Red Wing?

The route from West Des Moines to Red Wing follows I 35.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • MN 19: 31 mi
  • IA 27: 27 mi
  • MN 3: 13 mi
  • I 235: 12 mi
  • US 61: 6 mi
  • I 35 Business: 3 mi
  • US 18: 2 mi
  • MN 21: 1 mi
  • MN 56: 1 mi
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