Distance from Cayman Islands to Palau

Name Cayman Islands Palau
Country flag Flag of Cayman Islands Flag of Palau
Country ISO code KY / CYM PW / PLW
Continent North America Oceania
Continent code NA OC
Capital George Town -
Total cities 30 4
Cost of living Cost of living in Cayman Islands Cost of living in Palau
DD coordinates 19.329859 / -81.252360 7.366331 / 134.434094
DMS coordinates 19°19'47.49" N / -81°15'8.50" W 7°21'58.79" N / 134°26'2.74" E
UTM coordinates 17Q 473491.83471148 2137345.5547251 53N 437544.1379997 814285.3206946
Time zone America/Nassau -
Airports Airports in Cayman Islands: 3 Airports in Palau: 3
Straight distance from Cayman Islands to Palau is 15107 kilometers (9387 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Cayman Islands from Palau, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 19.329859 / -81.252360 (KY) and 7.366331 / 134.434094 (PW).


When trying to get from Cayman Islands to Palau, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 15107 km / 9387 mil. Surely, both KY and PW 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 19.329859 / -81.252360 and the arrival coordinates of 7.366331 / 134.434094.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Cayman Islands to Palau is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 17 hours, 59 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 Cayman Islands to Palau? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Palau to Cayman Islands.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Cayman Islands (KY)
Arrives in Palau (PW)
Cayman Islands to Palau distance 15107 km / 9387 mil
Avg car duration 167 hours, 51 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 251 hours, 47 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 151 hours, 4 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 16 hours, 47 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Cayman Islands and Palau on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between KY and PW is 15107 kilometers = 9387 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 KY to PW is 15107 kilometers = 9387 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to PW takes approximately 16 hours, 47 minutes.
It will take you about 251 hours, 47 minutes to drive from Cayman Islands (KY) to Palau (PW), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Cayman Islands from Palau.