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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Glasgow

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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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