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Distance from Mexico to Cuba

Name Mexico Cuba
Country flag Flag of Mexico Flag of Cuba
Country ISO code MX / MEX CU / CUB
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
Capital Mexico City -
Total cities 9011 1323
Cost of living Cost of living in Mexico Cost of living in Cuba
DD coordinates 23.626033 / -102.537501 21.551326 / -79.601735
DMS coordinates 23°37'33.72" N / -102°32'15.00" W 21°33'4.77" N / -79°36'6.25" W
UTM coordinates 13Q 751234.77847938 2614988.8120119 17Q 644790.24375808 2383815.4428372
Time zone America/Mexico_City -
Straight distance from Mexico to Cuba is 2363 kilometers (1469 miles).

Travel information from Mexico to Cuba

The distance between MX and CU is 1469 miles (2363 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Mexico to Cuba is by plane.

The average flight time is 2 hours, 37 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from MX to CU also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Mexico (MX)
Arrives in Cuba (CU)
Mexico to Cuba distance 2363 km / 1469 mil
Avg car duration 26 hours, 15 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 39 hours, 23 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 23 hours, 38 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 2 hours, 37 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from Mexico (MX) to Cuba (CU)

Straight line flight distance 1469 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Cancun (MX) - Havana (CU) CUN HAV VW 863 0 0 105 226,00$
Merida (MX) - Havana (CU) MID HAV VB 876 0 0 100 344,00$
Merida (MX) - Havana (CU) MID HAV VB 876 0 0 100 410,00$
Mexico City (MX) - Havana (CU) MEX HAV VB 132 0 0 160 477,00$
Puerto Vallarta (MX) - Havana (CU) PVR HAV VW 127 2 0 890 525,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

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There are many ways to find how far is Mexico from Cuba, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 23.626033 / -102.537501 (MX) and 21.551326 / -79.601735 (CU).


When trying to get from Mexico to Cuba, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 2363 km / 1469 mil. Surely, both MX and CU 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 23.626033 / -102.537501 and the arrival coordinates of 21.551326 / -79.601735.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Mexico to Cuba is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 2 hours, 48 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 Mexico to Cuba? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between MX and CU is 2363 kilometers = 1469 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 MX to CU is 2363 kilometers = 1469 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CU takes approximately 2 hours, 37 minutes.
It will take you about 39 hours, 23 minutes to drive from Mexico (MX) to Cuba (CU), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Mexico from Cuba.