Distance from Vanuatu to New Zealand

Name Vanuatu New Zealand
Country flag Flag of Vanuatu Flag of New Zealand
Country ISO code VU / VUT NZ / NZL
Continent Oceania Oceania
Continent code OC OC
Capital Port Vila Wellington
Total cities 117 1321
Cost of living Cost of living in Vanuatu Cost of living in New Zealand
DD coordinates -15.449279 / 167.595411 -43.374488 / 172.466271
DMS coordinates -15°26'57.41" S / 167°35'43.48" E -43°22'28.16" S / 172°27'58.57" E
UTM coordinates 58L 778517.23159434 8290299.4897358 59G 618785.67418164 5196553.6153804
Time zone Pacific/Efate Pacific/Auckland
Airports Airports in Vanuatu: 31 Airports in New Zealand: 148
Straight distance from Vanuatu to New Zealand is 3139 kilometers (1951 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Vanuatu from New Zealand, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -15.449279 / 167.595411 (VU) and -43.374488 / 172.466271 (NZ).


Find out the distance from Vanuatu to New Zealand using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the VU to NZ distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is Vanuatu from New Zealand?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are -15.449279 / 167.595411 while you arrive at -43.374488 / 172.466271. The calculator shows the shortest distance between VU and NZ and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from Vanuatu to New Zealand? The distance is 3139 km / 1951 mil, and it displays remoteness based on the haversine formula, which factors in the spherical shape of the Earth for more precise results.

Also, the service will show you how many hours from Vanuatu to New Zealand by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 3 hours, 44 minutes while the IATA country codes are (VU to NZ).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Vanuatu (VU)
Arrives in New Zealand (NZ)
Vanuatu to New Zealand distance 3139 km / 1951 mil
Avg car duration 34 hours, 52 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 52 hours, 19 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 31 hours, 23 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 3 hours, 29 minutes (900 km/h)

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

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest way from VU and NZ is 3139 kilometers = 1951 miles.
To get from VU to NZ by plane, you need to travel 3139 kilometers = 1951 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to NZ will take about 3 hours, 29 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 52 hours, 19 minutes travelling from Vanuatu (VU) to New Zealand (NZ), but you also need to factor in possible stops for a night’s rest, food breaks, refueling your car, and others pauses.
Yes, you can travel to Vanuatu from New Zealand provided that the entry regulations are met.