Distance from Guinea to Mauritania

Name Guinea Mauritania
Country flag Flag of Guinea Flag of Mauritania
Country ISO code GN / GIN MR / MRT
Continent Africa Africa
Continent code AF AF
Capital Conakry Nouakchott
Total cities 235 38
Cost of living Cost of living in Guinea Cost of living in Mauritania
DD coordinates 9.932763 / -11.358030 21.007859 / -10.951734
DMS coordinates 9°55'57.95" N / -11°21'28.91" W 21°00'28.29" N / -10°57'6.24" W
UTM coordinates 29P 241448.48171813 1098896.6498067 29Q 297139.87292348 2324256.3888579
Time zone Africa/Conakry Africa/Nouakchott
Airports Airports in Guinea: 16 Airports in Mauritania: 20
Straight distance from Guinea to Mauritania is 1232 kilometers (766 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Guinea from Mauritania, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 9.932763 / -11.358030 (GN) and 21.007859 / -10.951734 (MR).


When trying to get from Guinea to Mauritania, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1232 km / 766 mil. Surely, both GN and MR 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 9.932763 / -11.358030 and the arrival coordinates of 21.007859 / -10.951734.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Guinea to Mauritania is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 1 hour, 28 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 Guinea to Mauritania? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Mauritania to Guinea.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Guinea (GN)
Arrives in Mauritania (MR)
Guinea to Mauritania distance 1232 km / 766 mil
Avg car duration 13 hours, 41 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 20 hours, 32 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 12 hours, 19 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 22 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 GN and MR is 1232 kilometers = 766 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 GN to MR is 1232 kilometers = 766 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to MR takes approximately 1 hour, 22 minutes.
It will take you about 20 hours, 32 minutes to drive from Guinea (GN) to Mauritania (MR), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Guinea from Mauritania.