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Distance from Christmas Island to Fiji

Name Christmas Island Fiji
Country flag Flag of Christmas Island Flag of Fiji
Country ISO code CX / CXR FJ / FJI
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital - Suva
Total cities 3 208
Cost of living - Cost of living in Fiji
DD coordinates -10.491231 / 105.622982 -17.462489 / 179.258305
DMS coordinates -10°29'28.43" S / 105°37'22.73" E -17°27'44.96" S / 179°15'29.90" E
UTM coordinates 48L 568172.21892242 8840206.9693042 60K 739835.16530421 8067862.0621347
Time zone - Pacific/Fiji
Straight distance from Christmas Island to Fiji is 7940 kilometers (4933 miles).

Travel information from Christmas Island to Fiji

The distance between CX and FJ is 4933 miles (7940 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Christmas Island to Fiji is by plane.

The average flight time is 8 hours, 49 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from CX to FJ also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Christmas Island (CX)
Arrives in Fiji (FJ)
Christmas Island to Fiji distance 7940 km / 4933 mil
Avg car duration 88 hours, 13 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 132 hours, 19 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 79 hours, 23 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 8 hours, 49 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Airports in Christmas Island

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There are many ways to find how far is Christmas Island from Fiji, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -10.491231 / 105.622982 (CX) and -17.462489 / 179.258305 (FJ).


When trying to get from Christmas Island to Fiji, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 7940 km / 4933 mil. Surely, both CX and FJ 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 -10.491231 / 105.622982 and the arrival coordinates of -17.462489 / 179.258305.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Christmas Island to Fiji is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 9 hours, 27 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 Christmas Island to Fiji? 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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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CX and FJ is 7940 kilometers = 4933 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 CX to FJ is 7940 kilometers = 4933 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to FJ takes approximately 8 hours, 49 minutes.
It will take you about 132 hours, 19 minutes to drive from Christmas Island (CX) to Fiji (FJ), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Christmas Island from Fiji.