Distance from Canada to Cocos [Keeling] Islands

Name Canada Cocos [Keeling] Islands
Country flag Flag of Canada Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands
Country ISO code CA / CAN CC / CCK
Continent North America Asia
Continent code NA AS
Capital Ottawa -
Total cities 2920 1
Cost of living Cost of living in Canada -
DD coordinates 56.000000 / -96.000000 -12.170874 / 96.841739
DMS coordinates 56°00'0.00" N / -96°00'0.00" W -12°10'15.15" S / 96°50'30.26" E
UTM coordinates 15V 312928.56088889 6210141.3274931 47L 265151.77581109 8653618.4832627
Time zone America/Toronto -
Airports Airports in Canada: 1350 Airports in Cocos [Keeling] Islands: 1
Straight distance from Canada to Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 15017 kilometers (9331 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Canada from Cocos [Keeling] Islands, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.000000 / -96.000000 (CA) and -12.170874 / 96.841739 (CC).


When trying to get from Canada to Cocos [Keeling] Islands, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 15017 km / 9331 mil. Surely, both CA and CC 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 -12.170874 / 96.841739.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Canada to Cocos [Keeling] Islands is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 17 hours, 52 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 Cocos [Keeling] Islands? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Canada.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Canada (CA)
Arrives in Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC)
Canada to Cocos [Keeling] Islands distance 15017 km / 9331 mil
Avg car duration 166 hours, 51 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 250 hours, 16 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 150 hours, 10 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 16 hours, 41 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 CC is 15017 kilometers = 9331 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 CC is 15017 kilometers = 9331 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CC takes approximately 16 hours, 41 minutes.
It will take you about 250 hours, 16 minutes to drive from Canada (CA) to Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Cocos [Keeling] Islands.