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Rock Springs to North Platte drive in 1 day

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  Rock Springs
 Saratoga (Wyoming)
 Kimball (Nebraska)
   North Platte 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Rock Springs to North Platte road trip planner

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

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8:00 am  start in Rock Springs
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:40 am  Rawlins
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:40 am
drive for about 44 minutes

11:24 am  Saratoga (Wyoming)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:24 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:55 pm  Laramie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:55 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

3:47 pm  Cheyenne
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:47 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:48 pm  Kimball (Nebraska)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:48 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:21 pm  Ogallala
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:21 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

10:09 pm  arrive in North Platte

driving ≈ 8 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Rock Springs to North Platte.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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?


Saratoga (Wyoming)

Laramie  (6 answers)
    questions about Laramie:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Laramie?

Cheyenne  (13 answers)
    questions about Cheyenne:
        Driving from Kennesaw ga to Cheyenne wy
        What are some "must see" places in Cheyenne.

Kimball (Nebraska)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is North Platte, Nebraska.

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

What are some things to do in North Platte?

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 North Platte.

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 North Platte to Rock Springs drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Rock Springs to North Platte. Or get a full Rock Springs to North Platte 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 Rock Springs well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Rock Springs!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 474 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 57 minutes
North Platte is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs
2 Rock Springs travel answers
1 Rawlins travel answer
6 Laramie travel answers
13 Cheyenne travel answers
1 Ogallala travel answer
2 North Platte travel answers

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