Distance from Canada to Christmas Island

Name Canada Christmas Island
Country flag Flag of Canada Flag of Christmas Island
Country ISO code CA / CAN CX / CXR
Continent North America Asia
Continent code NA AS
Capital Ottawa -
Total cities 2920 3
Cost of living Cost of living in Canada -
DD coordinates 56.000000 / -96.000000 -10.491231 / 105.622982
DMS coordinates 56°00'0.00" N / -96°00'0.00" W -10°29'28.43" S / 105°37'22.73" E
UTM coordinates 15V 312928.56088889 6210141.3274931 48L 568172.21892242 8840206.9693042
Time zone America/Toronto -
Airports Airports in Canada: 1350 Airports in Christmas Island: 1
Straight distance from Canada to Christmas Island is 14618 kilometers (9083 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Canada from Christmas Island, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.000000 / -96.000000 (CA) and -10.491231 / 105.622982 (CX).


When trying to get from Canada to Christmas Island, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 14618 km / 9083 mil. Surely, both CA and CX 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 56.000000 / -96.000000 and the arrival coordinates of -10.491231 / 105.622982.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Canada to Christmas Island is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 17 hours, 24 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 Canada to Christmas Island? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Christmas Island to Canada.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Canada (CA)
Arrives in Christmas Island (CX)
Canada to Christmas Island distance 14618 km / 9083 mil
Avg car duration 162 hours, 25 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 243 hours, 37 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 146 hours, 10 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 16 hours, 14 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 CA and CX is 14618 kilometers = 9083 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 CA to CX is 14618 kilometers = 9083 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CX takes approximately 16 hours, 14 minutes.
It will take you about 243 hours, 37 minutes to drive from Canada (CA) to Christmas Island (CX), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Christmas Island.