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Distance from United States to Italy

Name United States Italy
Country flag Flag of United States Flag of Italy
Country ISO code US / USA IT / ITA
Continent North America Europe
Continent code NA EU
Capital - Rome
Total cities 61623 9739
Cost of living Cost of living in United States Cost of living in Italy
DD coordinates 37.600000 / -95.665000 41.292460 / 12.573611
DMS coordinates 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W 41°17'32.86" N / 12°34'25.00" E
UTM coordinates 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571 33T 296833.66973529 4574063.4641685
Time zone - Europe/Rome
Straight distance from United States to Italy is 8618 kilometers (5355 miles).

Travel information from United States to Italy

The distance between US and IT is 5355 miles (8618 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

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

The average flight time is 9 hours, 34 minutes.

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

Depart from United States (US)
Arrives in Italy (IT)
United States to Italy distance 8618 km / 5355 mil
Avg car duration 95 hours, 45 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 143 hours, 38 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 86 hours, 11 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 9 hours, 34 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from United States (US) to Italy (IT)

Straight line flight distance 5355 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Fargo (US) - Milan (IT) FAR LIN UA 3740 2 0 2088 626,00$
Erie (US) - Milan (IT) ERI MXP UA 3735 1 0 837 729,00$
Los Angeles (US) - Rome (IT) LAX FCO AZ 621 0 0 720 1 814,00$
Miami (US) - Rome (IT) MIA FCO AZ 631 0 0 610 1 821,00$
Houston (US) - Rome (IT) HOU FCO AA 5697 1 0 1829 1 870,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

Airports in Italy

Crotone Airport CRV LIBC M
Padova Airport QPA LIPU M
Comiso Airport CIY LICB M
Reggio Calabria Airport REG LICR M
Parma Airport PMF LIMP M
All airports in Italy

Airlines providing flights between US and IT

Distance calculator from US to IT

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Distance converter

There are many ways to find how far is United States from Italy, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.600000 / -95.665000 (US) and 41.292460 / 12.573611 (IT).


When trying to get from United States to Italy, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 8618 km / 5355 mil. Surely, both US and IT 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 41.292460 / 12.573611.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from United States to Italy is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 10 hours, 15 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 Italy? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Italy to United States.

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between US and IT is 8618 kilometers = 5355 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 IT is 8618 kilometers = 5355 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to IT takes approximately 9 hours, 34 minutes.
It will take you about 143 hours, 38 minutes to drive from United States (US) to Italy (IT), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Italy.