How to go to Fort Morgan from Waverly

How to go to Fort Morgan from Waverly

Fort Morgan, also known as Fort Bowyer, is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is west of Gulf Shores on Mobile Point. Mobile Point extends from Gulf Shores to the west, towards historic Fort Morgan at the tip of the peninsula.

If you’re planning this same drive and want to know all about it – how long it is, how long it takes, and where to stop along the way – read on. By the end of this post, you’ll know everything about the drive between Waverly and Fort Morgan.

How far is Fort Morgan from Waverly?

As the crow flies, it’s roughly 225 miles between Waverly and Fort Morgan. Luckily, we can’t skip over all the good stuff and have to drive – that means seeing some of the sights and countryside between these two points.

For driving, it is roughly 274 miles or 440 km between Waverly and Fort Morgan. This may vary slightly depending on your start and end points.

Waverly to Fort Morgan drive hours

In terms of travel time by car, the 274 miles drive from Waverly to Fort Morgan takes 5 hours . Again, your final drive time depends on where you start in Waverly and end in Fort Morgan.

As 274 miles is roughly one tank of gas, you may or may not need to stop for gas along the way; there are plenty of options along these major roads.

Waverly to Fort Morgan road trip

Realistically, you're not going to want to drive without stopping all the way from Waverly to Fort Morgan, especially if you're the main driver. So let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Fort Morgan, and you need to stop along the way to rest. Plus if it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting stops along the way, eat at great restaurants, and find a hotel to stay overnight. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Fort Morgan, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Road trip: 1 days of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 5 hours on the road

Itinerary

Start at Waverly.

Drive for about 3 hours, then stop in Escambia County and stay for about 2 hours. Finally, drive for about 1.9 hours and arrive in Fort Morgan.

Waverly to Fort Morgan airports and flights

To give you a better estimate of real-life travel, we've put together a flight itinerary with actual airports. Eventually you'll be able to customize this plan, choosing your own airports and flights. But for now, here's an example we've selected to give you an idea of how traveling might work between airports.

Departure airport: Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG)

Arrival airport: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB)

With the airports selected, we can estimate the travel time to and from the airport, based on how far the airport is from downtown.

Getting to the airport: 1 hour

Getting to your destination: 1 hour 38 minutes

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from CSG to MOB and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

Commercial flight time: 28 minutes

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Waverly to Fort Morgan including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 5 hours

Flying non-stop from Waverly to Fort Morgan

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Waverly and Fort Morgan. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

Flight time from Waverly, Alabama to Fort Morgan, Alabama is 27 minutes under avarage conditions.

Our flight time calculator assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/hr or 434 knots.

Actual flight times may vary depending on aircraft type, cruise speed, routing, weather conditions, passenger load, and other factors.