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Distance between Birmingham (BHX) and Glasgow (GLA)

Flight distance from Birmingham to Glasgow (Birmingham Airport – Glasgow Airport) is 260 miles / 419 kilometers / 226 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) is 306 miles / 492 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Birmingham to Glasgow.

Shortest flight path between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Glasgow Airport (GLA).

How far is Glasgow from Birmingham?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Birmingham and Glasgow. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 260.263 miles
  • 418.852 kilometers
  • 226.162 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
  • 259.894 miles
  • 418.259 kilometers
  • 225.842 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 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

B Glasgow Airport
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: GLA
ICAO Code: EGPF
Coordinates: 55°52′18″N, 4°25′59″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Birmingham and Glasgow.

Time Difference

Birmingham

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Glasgow

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (140 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Birmingham (BHX) → Glasgow (GLA).

Distance:
260
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
260

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