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Midland to Abilene drive

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 Stanton (Texas)
 Big Spring
 Colorado City (Texas)
 Sweetwater (Texas)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Midland to Abilene road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Midland to Abilene. If you're planning a road trip to Abilene, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Midland and Abilene. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Midland and Abilene. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Midland
drive for about 37 minutes

10:37 am  Stanton (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:37 am
drive for about 31 minutes

12:08 pm  Big Spring
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:08 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

2:02 pm  Colorado City (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:02 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

3:43 pm  Sweetwater (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:43 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

5:19 pm  Merkel
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:19 pm
drive for about 27 minutes

6:46 pm  arrive in Abilene

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Midland, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Stanton (Texas)

Big Spring

Colorado City (Texas)

Sweetwater (Texas)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Abilene, Texas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Abilene?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Abilene.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Abilene to Midland drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Midland? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Midland.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Midland to Abilene. Or get a full Midland to Abilene flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Midland well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Midland!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 149 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 17 minutes
6 Midland travel answers
2 Abilene travel answers


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