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How far is Edinburgh from Birmingham?

The distance between Birmingham (Birmingham Airport) and Edinburgh (Edinburgh Airport) is 251 miles / 403 kilometers / 218 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) is 303 miles / 488 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 43 minutes.

Birmingham Airport – Edinburgh Airport

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251
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Distance from Birmingham to Edinburgh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Birmingham to Edinburgh. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 250.597 miles
  • 403.297 kilometers
  • 217.763 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
  • 250.302 miles
  • 402.822 kilometers
  • 217.507 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).

How long does it take to fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

The estimated flight time from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is 58 minutes.

What is the time difference between Birmingham and Edinburgh?

There is no time difference between Birmingham and Edinburgh.

Flight carbon footprint between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

On average, flying from Birmingham to Edinburgh generates about 62 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 62 kilograms equals 136 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Shortest flight path between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

Airport information

Origin Birmingham Airport
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: BHX
ICAO Code: EGBB
Coordinates: 52°27′14″N, 1°44′52″W
Destination Edinburgh Airport
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: EDI
ICAO Code: EGPH
Coordinates: 55°57′0″N, 3°22′20″W

Airlines flying from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI)

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