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Distance between Cologne (CGN) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Cologne to London (Cologne Bonn Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 320 miles / 515 kilometers / 278 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to London (LGW) is 370 miles / 595 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to London.

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

How far is London from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 320.270 miles
  • 515.425 kilometers
  • 278.307 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
  • 319.268 miles
  • 513.812 kilometers
  • 277.436 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 Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cologne and London is 1 hour. London is 1 hour behind Cologne.

Time Difference

Cologne

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London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (159 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → London (LGW).

Distance:
320
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
320

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