Distance from East London (ZA) to Mar del Plata (AR)

Name East London Mar del Plata
Country South Africa Argentina
Country ISO codes ZA / ZAF AR / ARG
Continent Africa South America
Continent code AF SA
DD coordinates -33.038437 / 27.828920 -37.934723 / -57.572224
Time zone Africa/Johannesburg America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires
Airports 1 1
Straight distance from East London to Mar del Plata is 7468 kilometers (4640 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is East London from Mar del Plata, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -33.038437 / 27.828920 and -37.934723 / -57.572224.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far East London (ZA) from Mar del Plata (AR) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from East London to Mar del Plata amounts to 7468 km / 4640 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from -33.038437 / 27.828920 and coordinates to -37.934723 / -57.572224.

The flight time of 8 hours, 53 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from East London (ZA) to Mar del Plata (AR) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are Africa/Johannesburg / America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires.

Reverse direction from Mar del Plata to East London.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from East London (ZA)
Arrives in Mar del Plata (AR)
East London to Mar del Plata distance 7468 km / 4640 mil
Avg car duration 82 hours, 58 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 124 hours, 27 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 74 hours, 40 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 8 hours, 17 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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The shortest distance between East London and Mar del Plata is 7468 kilometers = 4640 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from East London (-33.038437 / 27.828920) to Mar del Plata (-37.934723 / -57.572224) is 4640 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Mar del Plata takes approximately 8 hours, 17 minutes.
It will take you about 124 hours, 27 minutes to drive from East London, ZA to Mar del Plata, AR, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Mar del Plata.