What is the closest distance between the orbit of Mars and Earth?

Well, Earth has an eccentric orbit and Mars has too. That means neither planet has a perfectly circular orbit around the sun, so it’s complicated. In 2016 we were fairly close. Mars was a mere 46.8 million miles away.

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