Distance from Argentina to Antarctica

Name Argentina Antarctica
Country flag Flag of Argentina Flag of Antarctica
Country ISO code AR / ARG AQ / ATA
Continent South America Antarctica
Continent code SA AN
Capital Buenos Aires -
Total cities 1407 -
Cost of living Cost of living in Argentina -
DD coordinates -38.419264 / -63.598921 -69.635415 / 0.000000
DMS coordinates -38°25'9.35" S / -63°35'56.11" W -69°38'7.50" S / 0°00'0.00" E
UTM coordinates 20H 447716.93483602 5747495.2812813 31D 383528.47806894 2271924.1013978
Time zone America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires -
Airports Airports in Argentina: 707 Airports in Antarctica: 31
Straight distance from Argentina to Antarctica is 5033 kilometers (3128 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Argentina from Antarctica, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -38.419264 / -63.598921 (AR) and -69.635415 / 0.000000 (AQ).


When trying to get from Argentina to Antarctica, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 5033 km / 3128 mil. Surely, both AR and AQ are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of -38.419264 / -63.598921 and the arrival coordinates of -69.635415 / 0.000000.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Argentina to Antarctica is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 5 hours, 59 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Argentina to Antarctica? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Argentina (AR)
Arrives in Antarctica (AQ)
Argentina to Antarctica distance 5033 km / 3128 mil
Avg car duration 55 hours, 55 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 83 hours, 53 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 50 hours, 20 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 5 hours, 35 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 AR and AQ is 5033 kilometers = 3128 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 AR to AQ is 5033 kilometers = 3128 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to AQ takes approximately 5 hours, 35 minutes.
It will take you about 83 hours, 53 minutes to drive from Argentina (AR) to Antarctica (AQ), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Argentina from Antarctica.