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Distance from China to United States

Name China United States
Country flag Flag of China Flag of United States
Country ISO code CN / CHN US / USA
Continent Asia North America
Continent code AS NA
Capital Beijing -
Total cities 142562 61623
Cost of living Cost of living in China Cost of living in United States
DD coordinates 35.859295 / 104.136112 37.600000 / -95.665000
DMS coordinates 35°51'33.46" N / 104°08'10.00" E 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W
UTM coordinates 48S 422000.8008374 3968686.8511334 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571
Time zone Asia/Shanghai -
Straight distance from China to United States is 11596 kilometers (7205 miles).

Travel information from China to United States

If you travel from China to United States by plane, your trip will be over in 12 hours, 53 minutes.

You can also cover the distance of 7205 miles (11596 km) between CN and US in other convenient ways: by bus, personal car, train or ship.

You can figure out how many hours the journey from China to United States will take by choosing a transport type and adding an expected number of stops.

Depart from China (CN)
Arrives in United States (US)
China to United States distance 11596 km / 7205 mil
Avg car duration 128 hours, 50 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 193 hours, 15 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 115 hours, 57 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 12 hours, 53 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from China (CN) to United States (US)

Straight line flight distance 7205 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Xiamen (CN) - Los Angeles (US) XMN LAX MF 8709 0 0 765 796,00$
Shenzhen (CN) - New York (US) SZX JFK NH 932 2 0 3505 1 907,00$
Shenzhen (CN) - Newburgh (US) SZX SWF ZH 9513 3 0 3367 3 807,00$
Updated 28.06.2022

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Distance converter

There are many ways to find how far is China from United States, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 35.859295 / 104.136112 (CN) and 37.600000 / -95.665000 (US).


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

To learn an answer to the question "How far is China from United States?", 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 37.600000 / -95.665000. The calculator shows the shortest distance between CN and US and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from China to United States? The distance is 11596 km / 7205 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 United States by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 13 hours, 48 minutes while the IATA country codes are (CN to US).

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest way from CN and US is 11596 kilometers = 7205 miles.
To get from CN to US by plane, you need to travel 11596 kilometers = 7205 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to US will take about 12 hours, 53 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 193 hours, 15 minutes travelling from China (CN) to United States (US), 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 United States provided that the entry regulations are met.