Distance from Russia to Japan

Name Russia Japan
Country flag Flag of Russia Flag of Japan
Country ISO code RU / RUS JP / JPN
Continent Europe Asia
Continent code EU AS
Capital Moscow Tokyo
Total cities 8899 18270
Cost of living Cost of living in Russia Cost of living in Japan
DD coordinates 55.000000 / 103.000000 37.490032 / 136.466401
DMS coordinates 55°00'0.00" N / 103°00'0.00" E 37°29'24.11" N / 136°27'59.04" E
UTM coordinates 48U 372071.8086231 6096620.7070769 53S 629636.20792277 4150245.22963
Time zone Europe/Moscow Asia/Tokyo
Airports Airports in Russia: 874 Airports in Japan: 251
Straight distance from Russia to Japan is 3177 kilometers (1974 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Russia from Japan, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 55.000000 / 103.000000 (RU) and 37.490032 / 136.466401 (JP).


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

To learn an answer to the question "How far is Russia from Japan?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are 55.000000 / 103.000000 while you arrive at 37.490032 / 136.466401. The calculator shows the shortest distance between RU and JP and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from Russia to Japan? The distance is 3177 km / 1974 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 Russia to Japan 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, 46 minutes while the IATA country codes are (RU to JP).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Russia (RU)
Arrives in Japan (JP)
Russia to Japan distance 3177 km / 1974 mil
Avg car duration 35 hours, 18 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 52 hours, 57 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 31 hours, 46 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 3 hours, 31 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 RU and JP is 3177 kilometers = 1974 miles.
To get from RU to JP by plane, you need to travel 3177 kilometers = 1974 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to JP will take about 3 hours, 31 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 52 hours, 57 minutes travelling from Russia (RU) to Japan (JP), 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 Russia from Japan provided that the entry regulations are met.