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Distance between Belfast (BFS) and Cardiff (CWL)

Flight distance from Belfast to Cardiff (Belfast International Airport – Cardiff Airport) is 255 miles / 411 kilometers / 222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Belfast (BFS) to Cardiff (CWL) is 385 miles / 620 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Belfast to Cardiff.

Shortest flight path between Belfast International Airport (BFS) and Cardiff Airport (CWL).

How far is Cardiff from Belfast?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Belfast and Cardiff. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 255.263 miles
  • 410.806 kilometers
  • 221.817 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 254.917 miles
  • 410.249 kilometers
  • 221.517 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Belfast International Airport
City: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: BFS
ICAO Code: EGAA
Coordinates: 54°39′27″N, 6°12′56″W

B Cardiff Airport
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: CWL
ICAO Code: EGFF
Coordinates: 51°23′48″N, 3°20′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Belfast and Cardiff.

Time Difference

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Cardiff

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Belfast (BFS) → Cardiff (CWL).

Distance:
255
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
255

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