Drive Time Calculator to Calculate Driving Times, Trip Distances, ETAs, and More!

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This free online Driving Times Calculator will calculate the number of hours and minutes it will take you to arrive at your destination based on the number of miles or kilometers you plan to drive, combined with the average speed (MPH or KMH) you expect to drive and the number and lengths of stops you expect to make.

The calculator also includes an optional Driving Distance Calculator that will calculate the distance between two cities, addresses, or points, plus map your route and give you turn-by-turn directions.

And finally, this car and truck driving time calculator will estimate your fuel costs, tell you what date and time you will arrive at your destination -- including any time zone variations, plus show you what effect driving faster or slower will have on your arrival time.

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Drive Time Calculator

Calculate distance, driving times, ETA, and trip fuel-costs based on average speed and optional stops and time zones.

Special Instructions

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Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

DataData recordData recordSelected data record: None
Unit system:

Unit system:

Select either Metric (kilometers and liters) or Imperial (miles and gallons).

Time system:

Time system:

Select either Standard time or Military time.

Optional Distance Calculator:

Tap the plus (+) icon to show the distance calculator.

This is an optional feature provided by Google Maps, so it does require either an internet connection or a GPS enabled device, as well as addresses that are recognized by Google. You can enter just the city and state for each location, or the street address, city, and state. If Google Maps loaded correctly and the entered addresses are found, clicking the Get Distance button will display an interactive route map and load the estimated driving distance into the Trip distance field in the Drive Time Calculator.

A - Starting location:

Starting location:

Enter the address of the starting location.

After clicking the Get Distance button the address will be added to the dropdown menu and to your web browser's memory (if you browser supports Local Storage) for later use.

Note that the address you enter will be replaced by the address returned by Google Maps.

To clear a previously entered address, select it from the menu and click the Delete (X) button.

To clear all previously entered addresses, tap the DelDeleteDelete AllDelete All Addresses button in the button row.

B - Destination address:

Destination address:

Enter the address of the destination location.

After clicking the Get Distance button the address will be added to the dropdown menu and to your web browser's memory (if you browser supports Local Storage) for later use.

Note that the address you enter will be replaced by the address returned by Google Maps.

To clear a previously entered address, select it from the menu and click the Delete (X) button.

To clear all previously entered addresses, tap the DelDeleteDelete AllDelete All Addresses button in the button row.

Distance Calculator Button Row:

After entering the starting and destination addresses, click the Get Distance button (you may need to click a second time if map fails to appear). Once the map has appeared you can select Show Map, Show Directions, Show Both, or Show Neither.

Note that you can drag the address markers to new locations, at which time the distance, map, and directions should update automatically.

To clear all saved addresses, click the DelDeleteDelete AllDelete All Addresses button.

Map will appear here if available.
Map distance:Map distance:Map driving distance:Map driving distance:

Map driving distance:

This is the driving distance according to Google Maps. For your convenience it will be added to the distance field in the Drive Time Calculator.

Map time:Map's drive time:Map's estimated drive time:Map's estimated drive time:

Map's estimated drive time:

This is the estimated drive time according to Google Maps. You can use this to compare with the results generated by the Drive Time Calculator.

Map speed:Map's avg speed:Map's average speed:Map's average speed:

Map's average speed:

This is the estimated average speed according to Google Maps. You can use this to compare with your own estimate.

Drive Time Calculator
Required Entries & Settings
Miles:Trip miles:Trip distance in miles:Trip distance in number of miles:

Trip distance:

If you used the optional Driving Distance Calculator, and it worked correctly, this field should already be filled in. If not, enter the number of units (miles or kilometers) you plan on driving.

Avg MPH:Average MPH:Average speed in MPH:Average speed in miles per hour:

Average speed (MPH or KPH):

Select the average speed you plan to drive in miles per hour (MPH) or kilometers per hour (KPH).

Or, if you want to estimate travel times for speeds greater than 200 (jet, future commuter rail, Amtrak, high speed trains, etc.), enter the higher speed in the other field on this line.

Or, if one or more segements of your trip have significantly different speed limits, be sure you have entered the Trip distance in the previous row, and then tap the grid icon next to the selection menu to open the Average Speed Calculator. There you can enter up to 6 different distances, each with their own separate speed limits.

Average Speed Calculator

Change the distance and speed starting with the first row and working from top row to bottom row. After changing and tabbing out of one distance row, the next row will be filled-in with the total distance remaining to be allocated to a speed limit.

Once you are done allocating distances to speeds, tap the Close button at the bottom to close this mini-calculator. This will automatically set the average speed selection menu to the calculated average speed.

Avg speed:
Departure date and time:

Departure date and time:

If you want to have the drive time calculator calculate your estimated date and time of arrival, select your departure date and time.

Optional Entries & Settings:

Click the plus (+) button to expand the optional settings. These include stop times, time zone, fuel cost, and speed comparison settings.

Stop #HoursMinutes


If you would like to adjust the drive time based on any expected stops, you can:

  • Enter the total number of minutes in the far right-hand field.
  • Select the number of stops and the average hours and minutes for each.
  • Tap the Stops button in this row to open a custom stops form where you can customize each individual stop time (hour and minutes).

Note that changing the average hours and minutes will reset the custom stop fields to the average hours and minutes.

Total minutes:
Compare average speed:

Compare average speed:

The results will include a chart comparing the driving and arrival times at speeds above and below the average speed you entered. Change the select menus in this row if you wish to customize the chart.

+/- MPH in MPH increments
Destination time zone:

Destination time zone (DTZ):

If your trip will cover more than one time zone, select the number of hours the destination time zone is ahead or behind the time zone of the starting location.

Fuel cost factors:

Fuel cost factors:

If you would like the calculator to estimate your fuel cost for the trip, enter your vehicle's fuel usage rating and the cost per unit of fuel. Both fields must be filled in for the fuel cost to calculate.

MPG: Miles Per Gallon.

KPL: Kilometers Per Liter.

MPGMPGMPGMiles per gallon rating:
Cost per gallon:
Drive time:Drive time:Drive time:Drive time:

Drive time:

Based on your entries, this is the estimated number of hours and minutes it will take you to reach your destination.

Arrival:Arrival time:Arrival date and time:Arrival date and time:

Arrival date and time:

Based on your entries, this the estimated date and time you will arrive at your destination. If you indicated your destination is in a different time zone, this field will include the Destination Time Zone (DTZ) date and time in parenthesis.

Fuel cost:Trip fuel cost:Trip fuel cost:Trip fuel cost (if factors provided):

Trip fuel cost:

If you completed the fuel related fields optional entry section of the calculator, this line will show the estimated cost of fuel for the trip.

If you would like to save the current entries and results to the device you are using, tap or click on the Data tab and then tap or click on the Save button. If you upgrade your Basic, Local Storage subscription to the Cloud Storage acess level, you can save multiple sets of entries for this calculator to the secure online database, which makes them accessable from any device.

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Help and Tools


What time to leave calculator and a driving hours calculator.

What Time Do I Have To Leave To Get There On Time?

Once you have used the travel time calculator on this page to get the hours and minutes of your journey, use the following calculator to estimate what time you will have to leave by to get to your destination by a specified time and date.

Note that for every hour you expect to encounter metropolitan rush hour traffic (6am to 10pm or 4pm to 8pm), you may want to add at least 1 hour to your drive time.

What Time To Leave Calculator
Travel time (hrs:mins): :
Time to be there (hr:min am/pm): :
Date to be there (mon/day/yr): / /
Complete the fields above to display the time you need to leave by here.

Actual Drive Time Calculator

Use the following calculator to total up your actual driving hours for your trip. You can enter start and stop times using am and pm or using military time (leave am/pm blank), or you can enter just the hours and minutes for each segment between stops.

Driving Hours Calculator
Start TimeStop TimeHours:Minutes
: : :
Start TimeStop TimeHours:Minutes
Time rows will appear here as you add start and stop times (or hours and minutes between stops).
Total drive time:0:00

If you have any suggestions for other bonus calculators for this page, please let me know using the expandable feedback form beneath the Drive Time Calculator.

Adjust Calculator Width:

Move the slider to left and right to adjust the calculator width. Note that the Help and Tools panel will be hidden when the calculator is too wide to fit both on the screen. Moving the slider to the left will bring the instructions and tools panel back into view.

Also note that some calculators will reformat to accommodate the screen size as you make the calculator wider or narrower. If the calculator is narrow, columns of entry rows will be converted to a vertical entry form, whereas a wider calculator will display columns of entry rows, and the entry fields will be smaller in size ... since they will not need to be "thumb friendly".

Show/Hide Popup Keypads:

Select Show or Hide to show or hide the popup keypad icons located next to numeric entry fields. These are generally only needed for mobile devices that don't have decimal points in their numeric keypads. So if you are on a desktop, you may find the calculator to be more user-friendly and less cluttered without them.

Stick/Unstick Tools:

Select Stick or Unstick to stick or unstick the help and tools panel. Selecting "Stick" will keep the panel in view while scrolling the calculator vertically. If you find that annoying, select "Unstick" to keep the panel in a stationary position.

If the tools panel becomes "Unstuck" on its own, try clicking "Unstick" and then "Stick" to re-stick the panel.