Distance from Japan to Indonesia

Name Japan Indonesia
Country flag Flag of Japan Flag of Indonesia
Country ISO code JP / JPN ID / IDN
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Tokyo Jakarta
Total cities 18270 92216
Cost of living Cost of living in Japan Cost of living in Indonesia
DD coordinates 37.490032 / 136.466401 -2.548926 / 118.014863
DMS coordinates 37°29'24.11" N / 136°27'59.04" E -2°32'56.13" S / 118°00'53.51" E
UTM coordinates 53S 629636.20792277 4150245.22963 50M 612823.81940341 9718220.7853038
Time zone Asia/Tokyo Asia/Jakarta
Airports Airports in Japan: 251 Airports in Indonesia: 454
Miles from Japan to Indonesia: 3009
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There are many ways to find how far is Japan from Indonesia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.490032 / 136.466401 (JP) and -2.548926 / 118.014863 (ID).


When trying to get from Japan to Indonesia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 4842 km / 3009 mil. Surely, both JP and ID 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 37.490032 / 136.466401 and the arrival coordinates of -2.548926 / 118.014863.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Japan to Indonesia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 5 hours, 45 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 Japan to Indonesia? 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 Japan (JP)
Arrives in Indonesia (ID)
Distance between Japan and Indonesia 4842 km / 3009 mil
Avg car duration 53 hours, 47 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 80 hours, 41 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 48 hours, 25 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 5 hours, 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 JP and ID is 4842 kilometers = 3009 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 JP to ID is 4842 kilometers = 3009 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to ID takes approximately 5 hours, 22 minutes.
It will take you about 80 hours, 41 minutes to drive from Japan (JP) to Indonesia (ID), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Japan from Indonesia.
Reverse direction from Indonesia to Japan.