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Distance from Aruba to Curacao

Name Aruba Curacao
Country flag Flag of Aruba Flag of Curacao
Country ISO code AW / ABW CW / CUW
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
Capital - -
Total cities 15 38
Cost of living Cost of living in Aruba Cost of living in Curacao
DD coordinates 12.517572 / -69.964946 12.213522 / -68.949582
DMS coordinates 12°31'3.26" N / -69°57'53.81" W 12°12'48.68" N / -68°56'58.49" W
UTM coordinates 19P 395156.97384696 1383978.1668652 19P 505484.14416735 1350165.1825913
Time zone - -
Straight distance from Aruba to Curacao is 115 kilometers (72 miles).

Travel information from Aruba to Curacao

The distance between AW and CW is 72 miles (115 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Aruba to Curacao is by plane.

The average flight time is 0 hours, 7 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from AW to CW also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Aruba (AW)
Arrives in Curacao (CW)
Aruba to Curacao distance 115 km / 72 mil
Avg car duration 1 hour, 16 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 1 hour, 55 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 1 hour, 9 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 7 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Airports in Aruba

Queen Beatrix International Airport AUA TNCA L
All airports in Aruba

Airports in Curacao

Hato International Airport CUR TNCC L
All airports in Curacao

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There are many ways to find how far is Aruba from Curacao, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 12.517572 / -69.964946 (AW) and 12.213522 / -68.949582 (CW).


When trying to get from Aruba to Curacao, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 115 km / 72 mil. Surely, both AW and CW 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 12.517572 / -69.964946 and the arrival coordinates of 12.213522 / -68.949582.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Aruba to Curacao is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 0 hours, 8 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 Aruba to Curacao? 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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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between AW and CW is 115 kilometers = 72 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 AW to CW is 115 kilometers = 72 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CW takes approximately 0 hours, 7 minutes.
It will take you about 1 hour, 55 minutes to drive from Aruba (AW) to Curacao (CW), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Aruba from Curacao.