Distance from China to Australia

Name China Australia
Country flag Flag of China Flag of Australia
Country ISO code CN / CHN AU / AUS
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital Beijing Canberra
Total cities 142562 5609
Cost of living Cost of living in China Cost of living in Australia
DD coordinates 35.859295 / 104.136112 -26.439092 / 133.281323
DMS coordinates 35°51'33.46" N / 104°08'10.00" E -26°26'20.73" S / 133°16'52.76" E
UTM coordinates 48S 422000.8008374 3968686.8511334 53J 328627.65305561 7074543.4108587
Time zone Asia/Shanghai Australia/Canberra
Airports Airports in China: 403 Airports in Australia: 1749
Straight distance from China to Australia is 7572 kilometers (4705 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is China from Australia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 35.859295 / 104.136112 (CN) and -26.439092 / 133.281323 (AU).


Find out the distance from China to Australia using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the CN to AU distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is China from Australia?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are 35.859295 / 104.136112 while you arrive at -26.439092 / 133.281323. The calculator shows the shortest distance between CN and AU and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from China to Australia? The distance is 7572 km / 4705 mil, and it displays remoteness based on the haversine formula, which factors in the spherical shape of the Earth for more precise results.

Also, the service will show you how many hours from China to Australia by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 9 hours, 0 minutes while the IATA country codes are (CN to AU).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from China (CN)
Arrives in Australia (AU)
China to Australia distance 7572 km / 4705 mil
Avg car duration 84 hours, 8 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 126 hours, 12 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 75 hours, 43 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 8 hours, 24 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 way from CN and AU is 7572 kilometers = 4705 miles.
To get from CN to AU by plane, you need to travel 7572 kilometers = 4705 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to AU will take about 8 hours, 24 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 126 hours, 12 minutes travelling from China (CN) to Australia (AU), but you also need to factor in possible stops for a night’s rest, food breaks, refueling your car, and others pauses.
Yes, you can travel to China from Australia provided that the entry regulations are met.