Distance from Canada to Sri Lanka

Name Canada Sri Lanka
Country flag Flag of Canada Flag of Sri Lanka
Country ISO code CA / CAN LK / LKA
Continent North America Asia
Continent code NA AS
Capital Ottawa Colombo
Total cities 2920 11016
Cost of living Cost of living in Canada Cost of living in Sri Lanka
DD coordinates 56.000000 / -96.000000 7.877422 / 80.700343
DMS coordinates 56°00'0.00" N / -96°00'0.00" W 7°52'38.72" N / 80°42'1.23" E
UTM coordinates 15V 312928.56088889 6210141.3274931 44N 466968.08569797 870758.56428869
Time zone America/Toronto Asia/Colombo
Airports Airports in Canada: 1350 Airports in Sri Lanka: 16
Miles from Canada to Sri Lanka: 8019
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There are many ways to find how far is Canada from Sri Lanka, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.000000 / -96.000000 (CA) and 7.877422 / 80.700343 (LK).


When trying to get from Canada to Sri Lanka, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 12906 km / 8019 mil. Surely, both CA and LK 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 7.877422 / 80.700343.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Canada to Sri Lanka is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 15 hours, 21 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 Sri Lanka? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Canada (CA)
Arrives in Sri Lanka (LK)
Distance between Canada and Sri Lanka 12906 km / 8019 mil
Avg car duration 143 hours, 23 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 215 hours, 5 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 129 hours, 3 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 14 hours, 20 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Canada and Sri Lanka on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CA and LK is 12906 kilometers = 8019 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 LK is 12906 kilometers = 8019 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to LK takes approximately 14 hours, 20 minutes.
It will take you about 215 hours, 5 minutes to drive from Canada (CA) to Sri Lanka (LK), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Sri Lanka.
Reverse direction from Sri Lanka to Canada.