Distance from Canada to Madagascar

Name Canada Madagascar
Country flag Flag of Canada Flag of Madagascar
Country ISO code CA / CAN MG / MDG
Continent North America Africa
Continent code NA AF
Capital Ottawa Antananarivo
Total cities 2920 792
Cost of living Cost of living in Canada Cost of living in Madagascar
DD coordinates 56.000000 / -96.000000 -18.779268 / 46.834460
DMS coordinates 56°00'0.00" N / -96°00'0.00" W -18°46'45.36" S / 46°50'4.05" E
UTM coordinates 15V 312928.56088889 6210141.3274931 38K 693356.21193953 7922599.0741865
Time zone America/Toronto Indian/Antananarivo
Airports Airports in Canada: 1350 Airports in Madagascar: 84
Straight distance from Canada to Madagascar is 14848 kilometers (9226 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Canada from Madagascar, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.000000 / -96.000000 (CA) and -18.779268 / 46.834460 (MG).


When trying to get from Canada to Madagascar, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 14848 km / 9226 mil. Surely, both CA and MG 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 -18.779268 / 46.834460.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Canada to Madagascar is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 17 hours, 40 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 Madagascar? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Madagascar to Canada.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Canada (CA)
Arrives in Madagascar (MG)
Canada to Madagascar distance 14848 km / 9226 mil
Avg car duration 164 hours, 58 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 247 hours, 28 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 148 hours, 28 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 16 hours, 29 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 MG is 14848 kilometers = 9226 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 MG is 14848 kilometers = 9226 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to MG takes approximately 16 hours, 29 minutes.
It will take you about 247 hours, 28 minutes to drive from Canada (CA) to Madagascar (MG), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Madagascar.