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Distance from Cuba to Nicaragua

Name Cuba Nicaragua
Country flag Flag of Cuba Flag of Nicaragua
Country ISO code CU / CUB NI / NIC
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
Capital - Managua
Total cities 1323 386
Cost of living Cost of living in Cuba Cost of living in Nicaragua
DD coordinates 21.551326 / -79.601735 12.869165 / -85.141190
DMS coordinates 21°33'4.77" N / -79°36'6.25" W 12°52'9.00" N / -85°08'28.28" W
UTM coordinates 17Q 644790.24375808 2383815.4428372 16P 701709.08921991 1423396.2149982
Time zone - America/Managua
Straight distance from Cuba to Nicaragua is 1130 kilometers (702 miles).

Travel information from Cuba to Nicaragua

The distance between CU and NI is 702 miles (1130 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Cuba to Nicaragua is by plane.

The average flight time is 1 hour, 15 minutes.

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

Depart from Cuba (CU)
Arrives in Nicaragua (NI)
Cuba to Nicaragua distance 1130 km / 702 mil
Avg car duration 12 hours, 33 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 18 hours, 50 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 11 hours, 18 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 15 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from Cuba (CU) to Nicaragua (NI)

Straight line flight distance 702 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Havana (CU) - Managua (NI) HAV MGA AM 452 1 0 1330 549,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

Airlines providing flights between CU and NI

Distance calculator from CU to NI

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Distance converter

There are many ways to find how far is Cuba from Nicaragua, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 21.551326 / -79.601735 (CU) and 12.869165 / -85.141190 (NI).


When trying to get from Cuba to Nicaragua, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1130 km / 702 mil. Surely, both CU and NI 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 21.551326 / -79.601735 and the arrival coordinates of 12.869165 / -85.141190.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Cuba to Nicaragua is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 1 hour, 20 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 Cuba to Nicaragua? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Nicaragua to Cuba.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CU and NI is 1130 kilometers = 702 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 CU to NI is 1130 kilometers = 702 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to NI takes approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.
It will take you about 18 hours, 50 minutes to drive from Cuba (CU) to Nicaragua (NI), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Cuba from Nicaragua.