# How far is London from Istanbul?

The distance between Istanbul (Istanbul Atatürk Airport) and London (London Gatwick Airport) is 1548 miles / 2491 kilometers / 1345 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Istanbul (ISL) to London (LGW) is 1859 miles / 2992 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 31 hours 9 minutes.

1548
Miles
2491
Kilometers
1345
Nautical miles
3 h 25 min
182 kg

## Distance from Istanbul to London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1547.542 miles
• 2490.527 kilometers
• 1344.777 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
• 1544.172 miles
• 2485.104 kilometers
• 1341.849 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 Istanbul to London?

The estimated flight time from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to London Gatwick Airport is 3 hours and 25 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

On average, flying from Istanbul to London generates about 182 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 182 kilograms equals 402 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

## Airport information

Origin Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: ISL
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E
Destination London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W