Distance from Samoa to New Zealand

Name Samoa New Zealand
Country flag Flag of Samoa Flag of New Zealand
Country ISO code WS / WSM NZ / NZL
Continent Oceania Oceania
Continent code OC OC
Capital Apia Wellington
Total cities 116 1321
Cost of living Cost of living in Samoa Cost of living in New Zealand
DD coordinates -13.758311 / -172.104768 -43.374488 / 172.466271
DMS coordinates -13°45'29.92" S / -172°06'17.16" W -43°22'28.16" S / 172°27'58.57" E
UTM coordinates 2L 380565.03888586 8478729.170016 59G 618785.67418164 5196553.6153804
Time zone Pacific/Apia Pacific/Auckland
Airports Airports in Samoa: 3 Airports in New Zealand: 148
Straight distance from Samoa to New Zealand is 3608 kilometers (2242 miles).
Distance calculator from WS to NZ
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There are many ways to find how far is Samoa from New Zealand, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -13.758311 / -172.104768 (WS) and -43.374488 / 172.466271 (NZ).


Find out the distance from Samoa to New Zealand using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the WS to NZ distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is Samoa from New Zealand?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are -13.758311 / -172.104768 while you arrive at -43.374488 / 172.466271. The calculator shows the shortest distance between WS and NZ and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from Samoa to New Zealand? The distance is 3608 km / 2242 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 Samoa to New Zealand by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 4 hours, 17 minutes while the IATA country codes are (WS to NZ).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Samoa (WS)
Arrives in New Zealand (NZ)
Samoa to New Zealand distance 3608 km / 2242 mil
Avg car duration 40 hours, 5 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 60 hours, 7 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 36 hours, 4 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 4 hours, 0 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 WS and NZ is 3608 kilometers = 2242 miles.
To get from WS to NZ by plane, you need to travel 3608 kilometers = 2242 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to NZ will take about 4 hours, 0 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 60 hours, 7 minutes travelling from Samoa (WS) to New Zealand (NZ), 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 Samoa from New Zealand provided that the entry regulations are met.