Distance between Abbotsford BC and Des Moines WA
The distance from Abbotsford to Des Moines is 217 kilometers by road including 169 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 21 minutes and goes through Bellingham, Everett, Seattle, Aldergrove, Lynden, Mount Vernon and Marysville.
Shortest distance by air  184 km ✈️ 
Car route length  217 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 21 min 
Fuel amount  17.3 L 
Fuel cost  31.7 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Abbotsford  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
13 km, 12 min


Aldergrove  13 km  12 min  0.9 L  
13 WA 539 11 km, 08 min


Lynden  25 km  21 min  1.8 L  
WA 539 26 km, 18 min


Bellingham  50 km  39 min  3.0 L  
I 5 41 km, 24 min


Mount Vernon  92 km  1 h 03 min  7.0 L  
I 5 37 km, 20 min


Marysville  128 km  1 h 24 min  9.7 L  
I 5 17 km, 10 min


Everett  145 km  1 h 34 min  10.9 L  
I 5 18 km, 11 min


Lynnwood  164 km  1 h 46 min  12.9 L  
I 5 25 km, 15 min


Seattle  188 km  2 h 01 min  13.9 L  
I 5 28 km, 19 min


Des Moines  217 km  2 h 20 min  17.1 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Abbotsford to Des Moines?
Fuel cost: 31.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 217 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.83 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Abbotsford to Des Moines?
Driving time: 2 h 21 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 52 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 28 min
 116 km with a maximum speed 97 km/h = 1 h 11 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 min
 19 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 13 min
 15 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 10 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 3 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 8 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Abbotsford to Des Moines by land?
The distance between Abbotsford and Des Moines is 217 km by road including 169 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Abbotsford and Des Moines respectively.
How far is Abbotsford to Des Moines by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Abbotsford and Des Moines is 184 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Abbotsford and Des Moines respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Abbotsford from Des Moines by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 13 min to cover the distance of 184 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 50 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
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 Abbotsford to Des Moines?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 46 min to cover the distance of 184 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 52 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
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 Abbotsford and Des Moines?
The halfway point between Abbotsford and Des Moines is Mount Vernon. It is located about 17 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Mount Vernon to Abbotsford is 92 km and driving will take about 1 h 3 min. The road between Mount Vernon and Des Moines has length 125 km and will take approximately 1 h 17 min.
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Where is Abbotsford in relation to Des Moines?
Abbotsford is located 184 km north of Des Moines.
Abbotsford has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.05227, longitude 122.33002.
Des Moines has geographic coordinates: latitude 47.39883, longitude 122.30991.
Which highway goes from Abbotsford to Des Moines?
The route from Abbotsford to Des Moines follows I 5.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 WA 539: 24 km
 I 5 Express: 12 km
 13: 5 km
 WA 99: 2 km