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Distance from United States to Cape Verde

Name United States Cape Verde
Country flag Flag of United States Flag of Cape Verde
Country ISO code US / USA CV / CPV
Continent North America Africa
Continent code NA AF
Capital - Praia
Total cities 61623 116
Cost of living Cost of living in United States Cost of living in Cape Verde
DD coordinates 37.600000 / -95.665000 15.120142 / -23.605172
DMS coordinates 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W 15°07'12.51" N / -23°36'18.62" W
UTM coordinates 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571 27P 219997.61036284 1673275.585113
Time zone - Atlantic/Cape_Verde
Straight distance from United States to Cape Verde is 7422 kilometers (4612 miles).

Travel information from United States to Cape Verde

The distance between US and CV is 4612 miles (7422 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from United States to Cape Verde is by plane.

The average flight time is 8 hours, 14 minutes.

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

Depart from United States (US)
Arrives in Cape Verde (CV)
United States to Cape Verde distance 7422 km / 4612 mil
Avg car duration 82 hours, 28 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 123 hours, 42 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 74 hours, 13 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 8 hours, 14 minutes (900 km/h)

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

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There are many ways to find how far is United States from Cape Verde, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.600000 / -95.665000 (US) and 15.120142 / -23.605172 (CV).


When trying to get from United States to Cape Verde, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 7422 km / 4612 mil. Surely, both US and CV 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 37.600000 / -95.665000 and the arrival coordinates of 15.120142 / -23.605172.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from United States to Cape Verde is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 8 hours, 50 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 United States to Cape Verde? 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 US and CV is 7422 kilometers = 4612 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 US to CV is 7422 kilometers = 4612 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CV takes approximately 8 hours, 14 minutes.
It will take you about 123 hours, 42 minutes to drive from United States (US) to Cape Verde (CV), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Cape Verde.