Distance from Maldives to Pitcairn Islands

Name Maldives Pitcairn Islands
Country flag Flag of Maldives Flag of Pitcairn Islands
Country ISO code MV / MDV PN / PCN
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital Male -
Total cities 25 1
Cost of living Cost of living in Maldives -
DD coordinates 1.977247 / 73.536103 -24.376745 / -128.324235
DMS coordinates 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E -24°22'36.28" S / -128°19'27.25" W
UTM coordinates 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314 9J 568532.23247798 7303894.6976308
Time zone Indian/Maldives -
Airports Airports in Maldives: 16 -
Straight distance from Maldives to Pitcairn Islands is 16592 kilometers (10310 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Maldives from Pitcairn Islands, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.977247 / 73.536103 (MV) and -24.376745 / -128.324235 (PN).


When trying to get from Maldives to Pitcairn Islands, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 16592 km / 10310 mil. Surely, both MV and PN 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 1.977247 / 73.536103 and the arrival coordinates of -24.376745 / -128.324235.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Maldives to Pitcairn Islands is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 19 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 Maldives to Pitcairn Islands? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Pitcairn Islands to Maldives.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Maldives (MV)
Arrives in Pitcairn Islands (PN)
Maldives to Pitcairn Islands distance 16592 km / 10310 mil
Avg car duration 184 hours, 21 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 276 hours, 31 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 165 hours, 55 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 18 hours, 26 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 MV and PN is 16592 kilometers = 10310 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 MV to PN is 16592 kilometers = 10310 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to PN takes approximately 18 hours, 26 minutes.
It will take you about 276 hours, 31 minutes to drive from Maldives (MV) to Pitcairn Islands (PN), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Maldives from Pitcairn Islands.