Distance from Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu

Name Cocos [Keeling] Islands Vanuatu
Country flag Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Flag of Vanuatu
Country ISO code CC / CCK VU / VUT
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital - Port Vila
Total cities 1 117
Cost of living - Cost of living in Vanuatu
DD coordinates -12.170874 / 96.841739 -15.449279 / 167.595411
DMS coordinates -12°10'15.15" S / 96°50'30.26" E -15°26'57.41" S / 167°35'43.48" E
UTM coordinates 47L 265151.77581109 8653618.4832627 58L 778517.23159434 8290299.4897358
Time zone - Pacific/Efate
Airports Airports in Cocos [Keeling] Islands: 1 Airports in Vanuatu: 31
Straight distance from Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu is 7615 kilometers (4732 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Cocos [Keeling] Islands from Vanuatu, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -12.170874 / 96.841739 (CC) and -15.449279 / 167.595411 (VU).


When trying to get from Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 7615 km / 4732 mil. Surely, both CC and VU 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 -12.170874 / 96.841739 and the arrival coordinates of -15.449279 / 167.595411.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 9 hours, 3 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 Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu? 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 Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC)
Arrives in Vanuatu (VU)
Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Vanuatu distance 7615 km / 4732 mil
Avg car duration 84 hours, 36 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 126 hours, 55 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 76 hours, 9 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 8 hours, 27 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 CC and VU is 7615 kilometers = 4732 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 CC to VU is 7615 kilometers = 4732 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to VU takes approximately 8 hours, 27 minutes.
It will take you about 126 hours, 55 minutes to drive from Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC) to Vanuatu (VU), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Cocos [Keeling] Islands from Vanuatu.