Distance from Sturgis, SD to South Lake Tahoe, CA
Driving distance between Sturgis, SD and South Lake Tahoe, CA is 1,219.46 miles (or 1,962.52 kilometers). If you drove an average car (using about 3.6 gallons of gas per mile), the gas would cost you around $, since you would need about gallons of fuel.
Leaving from Sturgis, SD you would reach South Lake Tahoe, CA in about 18 hours 46 mins if you keep an average speed of miles per hour, assuming you don’t make any breaks or get stuck in traffic.
This is a map overview of the best driving route from Sturgis, SD to South Lake Tahoe, CA in which you can see the origin and destination points marked with A (Sturgis) and B (South Lake Tahoe) respectively as well as blue line along the road route you can take. You can zoom in to see more details, including road numbers and even street names both in Sturgis, SD and South Lake Tahoe, CA as well as every other town you may pass by on your way.
Fuel consumption if you drive from Sturgis, SD to South Lake Tahoe, CA
To cover the 1,219.46 mi that separate South Lake Tahoe from Sturgis you are going to need between of fuel, considering you drive an average car (30 mpg) and , if you drive an SUV or a heavy car (20 mpg). If you drive a fuel efficient car (45 mpg), your consumption will only be .
Cost of driving from Sturgis, SD to South Lake Tahoe, CA
Depending on the fuel efficiency level of your car, driving from Sturgis to South Lake Tahoe will cost you between and . An average car would make the trip for . We calculate the route cost using real time average gas prices for the US and other costs such as tolls are not included in this calculation.