Distance from Tokyo (JP) to Lusaka (ZM)

Name Tokyo Lusaka
Country Japan Zambia
Country ISO codes JP / JPN ZM / ZMB
Continent Asia Africa
Continent code AS AF
DD coordinates 35.689488 / 139.691706 -15.325017 / 28.445747
Time zone Asia/Tokyo Africa/Lusaka
Airports 3 1
Straight distance from Tokyo to Lusaka is 12896 kilometers (8013 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Tokyo from Lusaka, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 35.689488 / 139.691706 and -15.325017 / 28.445747.


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 Tokyo (JP) from Lusaka (ZM) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Tokyo to Lusaka amounts to 12896 km / 8013 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 35.689488 / 139.691706 and coordinates to -15.325017 / 28.445747.

The flight time of 15 hours, 21 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Tokyo (JP) to Lusaka (ZM) 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 Asia/Tokyo / Africa/Lusaka.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Tokyo (JP)
Arrives in Lusaka (ZM)
Tokyo to Lusaka distance 12896 km / 8013 mil
Avg car duration 143 hours, 17 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 214 hours, 56 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 128 hours, 57 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 14 hours, 19 minutes (900 km/h)

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

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Tokyo and Lusaka is 12896 kilometers = 8013 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 Tokyo (35.689488 / 139.691706) to Lusaka (-15.325017 / 28.445747) is 8013 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Lusaka takes approximately 14 hours, 19 minutes.
It will take you about 214 hours, 56 minutes to drive from Tokyo, JP to Lusaka, ZM, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Lusaka.