# Distance between Glasgow (GLA) and Cardiff (CWL)

Flight distance from Glasgow to Cardiff (Glasgow Airport – Cardiff Airport) is 313 miles / 503 kilometers / 272 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Glasgow (GLA) to Cardiff (CWL) is 411 miles / 661 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Glasgow to Cardiff.

Shortest flight path between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Cardiff Airport (CWL).

## How far is Cardiff from Glasgow?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 312.707 miles
• 503.252 kilometers
• 271.735 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
• 312.402 miles
• 502.763 kilometers
• 271.470 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 Glasgow Airport
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: GLA
ICAO Code: EGPF
Coordinates: 55°52′18″N, 4°25′59″W

B Cardiff Airport
City: Cardiff
Country: 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 Glasgow and Cardiff.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 71 kg (157 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Glasgow (GLA) → Cardiff (CWL).

Distance:
313
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
313

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