Distance from Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] Islands

Name Singapore Cocos [Keeling] Islands
Country flag Flag of Singapore Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands
Country ISO code SG / SGP CC / CCK
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Singapore -
Total cities 83 1
Cost of living Cost of living in Singapore -
DD coordinates 1.314663 / 103.845409 -12.170874 / 96.841739
DMS coordinates 1°18'52.79" N / 103°50'43.47" E -12°10'15.15" S / 96°50'30.26" E
UTM coordinates 48N 371547.81191785 145339.72630317 47L 265151.77581109 8653618.4832627
Time zone Asia/Singapore -
Airports Airports in Singapore: 8 Airports in Cocos [Keeling] Islands: 1
Straight distance from Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 1687 kilometers (1048 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Singapore from Cocos [Keeling] Islands, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.314663 / 103.845409 (SG) and -12.170874 / 96.841739 (CC).


When trying to get from Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] Islands, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1687 km / 1048 mil. Surely, both SG and CC 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 1.314663 / 103.845409 and the arrival coordinates of -12.170874 / 96.841739.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] Islands is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 2 hours, 0 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 Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] 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 Cocos [Keeling] Islands to Singapore.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Singapore (SG)
Arrives in Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC)
Singapore to Cocos [Keeling] Islands distance 1687 km / 1048 mil
Avg car duration 18 hours, 44 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 28 hours, 7 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 16 hours, 52 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 52 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Singapore and Cocos [Keeling] Islands on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between SG and CC is 1687 kilometers = 1048 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 SG to CC is 1687 kilometers = 1048 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CC takes approximately 1 hour, 52 minutes.
It will take you about 28 hours, 7 minutes to drive from Singapore (SG) to Cocos [Keeling] Islands (CC), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Singapore from Cocos [Keeling] Islands.