Distance from Japan to China

Name Japan China
Country flag Flag of Japan Flag of China
Country ISO code JP / JPN CN / CHN
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Tokyo Beijing
Total cities 18270 142562
Cost of living Cost of living in Japan Cost of living in China
DD coordinates 37.490032 / 136.466401 35.859295 / 104.136112
DMS coordinates 37°29'24.11" N / 136°27'59.04" E 35°51'33.46" N / 104°08'10.00" E
UTM coordinates 53S 629636.20792277 4150245.22963 48S 422000.8008374 3968686.8511334
Time zone Asia/Tokyo Asia/Shanghai
Airports Airports in Japan: 251 Airports in China: 403
Straight distance from Japan to China is 2875 kilometers (1786 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Japan from China, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.490032 / 136.466401 (JP) and 35.859295 / 104.136112 (CN).


Find out the distance from Japan to China using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the JP to CN distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is Japan from China?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are 37.490032 / 136.466401 while you arrive at 35.859295 / 104.136112. The calculator shows the shortest distance between JP and CN and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from Japan to China? The distance is 2875 km / 1786 mil, and it displays remoteness based on the haversine formula, which factors in the spherical shape of the Earth for more precise results.

Also, the service will show you how many hours from Japan to China by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 3 hours, 25 minutes while the IATA country codes are (JP to CN).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Japan (JP)
Arrives in China (CN)
Japan to China distance 2875 km / 1786 mil
Avg car duration 31 hours, 56 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 47 hours, 54 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 28 hours, 44 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 3 hours, 11 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 way from JP and CN is 2875 kilometers = 1786 miles.
To get from JP to CN by plane, you need to travel 2875 kilometers = 1786 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to CN will take about 3 hours, 11 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 47 hours, 54 minutes travelling from Japan (JP) to China (CN), but you also need to factor in possible stops for a night’s rest, food breaks, refueling your car, and others pauses.
Yes, you can travel to Japan from China provided that the entry regulations are met.