Distance from Sri Lanka to Russia

Name Sri Lanka Russia
Country flag Flag of Sri Lanka Flag of Russia
Country ISO code LK / LKA RU / RUS
Continent Asia Europe
Continent code AS EU
Capital Colombo Moscow
Total cities 11016 8899
Cost of living Cost of living in Sri Lanka Cost of living in Russia
DD coordinates 7.877422 / 80.700343 55.000000 / 103.000000
DMS coordinates 7°52'38.72" N / 80°42'1.23" E 55°00'0.00" N / 103°00'0.00" E
UTM coordinates 44N 466968.08569797 870758.56428869 48U 372071.8086231 6096620.7070769
Time zone Asia/Colombo Europe/Moscow
Airports Airports in Sri Lanka: 16 Airports in Russia: 874
Miles from Sri Lanka to Russia: 3480
Distance calculator from LK to RU
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There are many ways to find how far is Sri Lanka from Russia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 7.877422 / 80.700343 (LK) and 55.000000 / 103.000000 (RU).


When trying to get from Sri Lanka to Russia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 5600 km / 3480 mil. Surely, both LK and RU 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 7.877422 / 80.700343 and the arrival coordinates of 55.000000 / 103.000000.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Sri Lanka to Russia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 6 hours, 40 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 Sri Lanka to Russia? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Sri Lanka (LK)
Arrives in Russia (RU)
Distance between Sri Lanka and Russia 5600 km / 3480 mil
Avg car duration 62 hours, 13 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 93 hours, 19 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 55 hours, 59 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 6 hours, 13 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Sri Lanka and Russia on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between LK and RU is 5600 kilometers = 3480 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 LK to RU is 5600 kilometers = 3480 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to RU takes approximately 6 hours, 13 minutes.
It will take you about 93 hours, 19 minutes to drive from Sri Lanka (LK) to Russia (RU), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sri Lanka from Russia.
Reverse direction from Russia to Sri Lanka.