How fast does the earth travel around the sun? July 30, 2020March 18, 2012 by Pamela Landy The earth moves at 66,641 miles per hour around the sun. Related Answers If the moon passes between the earth and the sun every month, why doesn’t it eclipse the sun? How fast can birds fly? How fast can a snake move? How does the average American travel to work and how long does it take? How fast is continental drift? How fast can a turkey run?