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Distance from United States to Cuba

Name United States Cuba
Country flag Flag of United States Flag of Cuba
Country ISO code US / USA CU / CUB
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
Capital - -
Total cities 61623 1323
Cost of living Cost of living in United States Cost of living in Cuba
DD coordinates 37.600000 / -95.665000 21.551326 / -79.601735
DMS coordinates 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W 21°33'4.77" N / -79°36'6.25" W
UTM coordinates 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571 17Q 644790.24375808 2383815.4428372
Time zone - -
Straight distance from United States to Cuba is 2359 kilometers (1466 miles).

Travel information from United States to Cuba

The distance between US and CU is 1466 miles (2359 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

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

The average flight time is 2 hours, 37 minutes.

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

Depart from United States (US)
Arrives in Cuba (CU)
United States to Cuba distance 2359 km / 1466 mil
Avg car duration 26 hours, 12 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 39 hours, 18 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 23 hours, 35 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 2 hours, 37 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from United States (US) to Cuba (CU)

Straight line flight distance 1466 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Miami (US) - Havana (CU) MIA HAV AA 2699 0 0 75 161,00$
Miami (US) - Camaguey (CU) MIA CMW AA 1319 0 0 75 274,00$
Garden City (US) - Havana (CU) GCK HAV AA 3906 2 0 1120 349,00$
Miami (US) - Santa Clara (CU) MIA SNU - 1110 0 0 60 370,00$
Miami (US) - Holguin (CU) MIA HOG 1L 1116 0 0 85 402,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

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There are many ways to find how far is United States from Cuba, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.600000 / -95.665000 (US) and 21.551326 / -79.601735 (CU).


When trying to get from United States to Cuba, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 2359 km / 1466 mil. Surely, both US and CU 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 21.551326 / -79.601735.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from United States to Cuba is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 2 hours, 48 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 Cuba? 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 CU is 2359 kilometers = 1466 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 CU is 2359 kilometers = 1466 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to CU takes approximately 2 hours, 37 minutes.
It will take you about 39 hours, 18 minutes to drive from United States (US) to Cuba (CU), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Cuba.