Distance from China to Indonesia

Name China Indonesia
Country flag Flag of China Flag of Indonesia
Country ISO code CN / CHN ID / IDN
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Beijing Jakarta
Total cities 142562 92216
Cost of living Cost of living in China Cost of living in Indonesia
DD coordinates 35.859295 / 104.136112 -2.548926 / 118.014863
DMS coordinates 35°51'33.46" N / 104°08'10.00" E -2°32'56.13" S / 118°00'53.51" E
UTM coordinates 48S 422000.8008374 3968686.8511334 50M 612823.81940341 9718220.7853038
Time zone Asia/Shanghai Asia/Jakarta
Airports Airports in China: 403 Airports in Indonesia: 454
Straight distance from China to Indonesia is 4508 kilometers (2801 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is China from Indonesia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 35.859295 / 104.136112 (CN) and -2.548926 / 118.014863 (ID).


When trying to get from China to Indonesia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 4508 km / 2801 mil. Surely, both CN and ID 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 35.859295 / 104.136112 and the arrival coordinates of -2.548926 / 118.014863.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from China to Indonesia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 5 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 China to Indonesia? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from China (CN)
Arrives in Indonesia (ID)
China to Indonesia distance 4508 km / 2801 mil
Avg car duration 50 hours, 5 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 75 hours, 7 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 45 hours, 4 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 5 hours, 0 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 CN and ID is 4508 kilometers = 2801 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 CN to ID is 4508 kilometers = 2801 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to ID takes approximately 5 hours, 0 minutes.
It will take you about 75 hours, 7 minutes to drive from China (CN) to Indonesia (ID), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering China from Indonesia.