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How Far is Neptune from Earth?

The distance of Neptune from Earth is currently 4,573,149,390 kilometers, equivalent to 30.569616 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 hours, 14 minutes and 14.3844 seconds to travel from Neptune and arrive to us.

4,573,149,390
30.569616
4 hours, 14 minutes and 14.3844 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Neptune from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Neptune from Earth between January 2013 and December 2049

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of Neptune from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Neptune to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2049 the closest approach of Neptune to Earth happens on Tue Oct 29 2041 at a distance of 28.81417661 Astronomical Units, or 4,310,539,476 kilometers:

Tue Oct 29 2041
4,310,539,476
28.814177

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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