Distance from Germany to New Zealand

Name Germany New Zealand
Country flag Flag of Germany Flag of New Zealand
Country ISO code DE / DEU NZ / NZL
Continent Europe Oceania
Continent code EU OC
Capital Berlin Wellington
Total cities 24468 1321
Cost of living Cost of living in Germany Cost of living in New Zealand
DD coordinates 51.164229 / 10.454119 -43.374488 / 172.466271
DMS coordinates 51°09'51.23" N / 10°27'14.83" E -43°22'28.16" S / 172°27'58.57" E
UTM coordinates 32U 601672.02657396 5669093.1290685 59G 618785.67418164 5196553.6153804
Time zone Europe/Berlin Pacific/Auckland
Airports Airports in Germany: 826 Airports in New Zealand: 148
Miles from Germany to New Zealand: 11440
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There are many ways to find how far is Germany from New Zealand, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 51.164229 / 10.454119 (DE) and -43.374488 / 172.466271 (NZ).


When trying to get from Germany to New Zealand, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 18412 km / 11440 mil. Surely, both DE and NZ 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 51.164229 / 10.454119 and the arrival coordinates of -43.374488 / 172.466271.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Germany to New Zealand is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 21 hours, 55 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 Germany to New Zealand? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Germany (DE)
Arrives in New Zealand (NZ)
Distance between Germany and New Zealand 18412 km / 11440 mil
Avg car duration 204 hours, 34 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 306 hours, 51 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 184 hours, 6 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 20 hours, 27 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Germany and New Zealand on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between DE and NZ is 18412 kilometers = 11440 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 DE to NZ is 18412 kilometers = 11440 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to NZ takes approximately 20 hours, 27 minutes.
It will take you about 306 hours, 51 minutes to drive from Germany (DE) to New Zealand (NZ), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from New Zealand.
Reverse direction from New Zealand to Germany.