# How far is London from Helsinki?

The distance between Helsinki (Helsinki Airport) and London (London Heathrow Airport) is 1151 miles / 1853 kilometers / 1001 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Helsinki (HEL) to London (LHR) is 1662 miles / 2675 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 32 hours 46 minutes.

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## Distance from Helsinki to London

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Helsinki to London. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1151.498 miles
• 1853.156 kilometers
• 1000.624 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1148.268 miles
• 1847.958 kilometers
• 997.818 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Helsinki to London?

The estimated flight time from Helsinki Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average, flying from Helsinki to London generates about 159 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 159 kilograms equals 351 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Helsinki to London

See the map of the shortest flight path between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

## Airport information

Origin Helsinki Airport
City: Helsinki
Country: Finland
IATA Code: HEL
ICAO Code: EFHK
Coordinates: 60°19′1″N, 24°57′47″E
Destination London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W