# Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from St Louis to Detroit (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 440 miles / 708 kilometers / 382 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from St Louis (STL) to Detroit (DTW) is 516 miles / 831 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from St Louis to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from St Louis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between St Louis and Detroit. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 439.979 miles
• 708.077 kilometers
• 382.331 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 439.373 miles
• 707.102 kilometers
• 381.804 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between St Louis and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of St Louis.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
440
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
440

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