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Distance from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands

Name Costa Rica Faroe Islands
Country flag Flag of Costa Rica Flag of Faroe Islands
Country ISO code CR / CRI FO / FRO
Continent North America Europe
Continent code NA EU
Capital San Jose -
Total cities 426 39
Cost of living Cost of living in Costa Rica Cost of living in Faroe Islands
DD coordinates 9.630189 / -84.254184 61.892502 / -6.972970
DMS coordinates 9°37'48.68" N / -84°15'15.06" W 61°53'33.01" N / -6°58'22.69" W
UTM coordinates 16P 801372.73622528 1065734.1052069 29V 606531.84640854 6863867.3482393
Time zone Asia/Manila -
Straight distance from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands is 8399 kilometers (5219 miles).

Travel information from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands

The distance between CR and FO is 5219 miles (8399 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands is by plane.

The average flight time is 9 hours, 19 minutes.

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

Depart from Costa Rica (CR)
Arrives in Faroe Islands (FO)
Costa Rica to Faroe Islands distance 8399 km / 5219 mil
Avg car duration 93 hours, 19 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 139 hours, 58 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 83 hours, 59 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 9 hours, 19 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Airports in Faroe Islands

Vágar Airport FAE EKVG M
All airports in Faroe Islands

Distance calculator from CR to FO

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There are many ways to find how far is Costa Rica from Faroe Islands, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 9.630189 / -84.254184 (CR) and 61.892502 / -6.972970 (FO).


When trying to get from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 8399 km / 5219 mil. Surely, both CR and FO 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 9.630189 / -84.254184 and the arrival coordinates of 61.892502 / -6.972970.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Costa Rica to Faroe Islands is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 9 hours, 59 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 Costa Rica to Faroe Islands? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Faroe Islands to Costa Rica.

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CR and FO is 8399 kilometers = 5219 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 CR to FO is 8399 kilometers = 5219 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to FO takes approximately 9 hours, 19 minutes.
It will take you about 139 hours, 58 minutes to drive from Costa Rica (CR) to Faroe Islands (FO), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Costa Rica from Faroe Islands.