The best city between California and New York to meet is Kearney, Nebraska which is about 32 miles from the exact midpoint.
The town that marks the exact halfway point is actually Donald Price Mobile Home Park, Nebraska.
The closest zip code to the midpoint is 68850.
The exact latitude and longitude coordinates are 40° 43' 31" N and 99° 42' 1" W.
The closest major city that is roughly halfway is Lincoln, NE.
The total driving distance from California to New York is 2,877 miles or 4 630 kilometers.
Each person would then have to drive about 1,439 miles to meet in the middle.
It will take about 22 hours and 8 minutes for each driver to arrive at the meeting point.
Since this is a long drive, you might want to split up your road trip into multiple days. You can search for the best stopping points from California to New York to plan out your trip.
For a flight, the straight line geographic midpoint coordinates are 41° 22' 21" N and 98° 20' 48" W.
The city at the geographic halfway point from California to New York is Wolbach, Nebraska.
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