Distance from Canada to Turks and Caicos Islands

Name Canada Turks and Caicos Islands
Country flag Flag of Canada Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands
Country ISO code CA / CAN TC / TCA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
Capital Ottawa -
Total cities 2920 9
Cost of living Cost of living in Canada Cost of living in Turks and Caicos Islands
DD coordinates 56.000000 / -96.000000 21.708189 / -71.972118
DMS coordinates 56°00'0.00" N / -96°00'0.00" W 21°42'29.48" N / -71°58'19.62" W
UTM coordinates 15V 312928.56088889 6210141.3274931 19Q 192490.96218274 2403479.9920291
Time zone America/Toronto -
Airports Airports in Canada: 1350 Airports in Turks and Caicos Islands: 8
Straight distance from Canada to Turks and Caicos Islands is 4296 kilometers (2669 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Canada from Turks and Caicos Islands, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.000000 / -96.000000 (CA) and 21.708189 / -71.972118 (TC).


When trying to get from Canada to Turks and Caicos Islands, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 4296 km / 2669 mil. Surely, both CA and TC 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 21.708189 / -71.972118.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Canada to Turks and Caicos Islands is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 5 hours, 6 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 Turks and Caicos 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 Turks and Caicos Islands to Canada.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Canada (CA)
Arrives in Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
Canada to Turks and Caicos Islands distance 4296 km / 2669 mil
Avg car duration 47 hours, 43 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 71 hours, 35 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 42 hours, 57 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 4 hours, 46 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Canada and Turks and Caicos Islands on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CA and TC is 4296 kilometers = 2669 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 TC is 4296 kilometers = 2669 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to TC takes approximately 4 hours, 46 minutes.
It will take you about 71 hours, 35 minutes to drive from Canada (CA) to Turks and Caicos Islands (TC), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Turks and Caicos Islands.