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Distance between Cardiff (CWL) and Alicante (ALC)

Distance from Cardiff to Alicante (Cardiff Airport – Alicante–Elche Airport) is 916 miles / 1474 kilometers / 796 nautical miles.

How far is Alicante from Cardiff?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 915.686 miles
  • 1473.653 kilometers
  • 795.709 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
  • 916.165 miles
  • 1474.425 kilometers
  • 796.126 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC) is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cardiff and Alicante is 1 hour. Alicante is 1 hour ahead of Cardiff.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Alicante–Elche Airport
City: Alicante
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: ALC
ICAO Code: LEAL
Coordinates: 38°16′55″N, 0°33′29″W

Cardiff to Alicante flight path

Shortest flight path between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cardiff (CWL) → Alicante (ALC).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
916

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