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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and London (YXU)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to London (Los Angeles International Airport – London International Airport) is 2095 miles / 3372 kilometers / 1821 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to London (YXU) is 2432 miles / 3914 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to London.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London International Airport (YXU).

How far is London from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2095.362 miles
  • 3372.159 kilometers
  • 1820.820 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
  • 2091.088 miles
  • 3365.280 kilometers
  • 1817.106 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B London International Airport
City: London
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YXU
ICAO Code: CYXU
Coordinates: 43°2′8″N, 81°9′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and London is 3 hours. London is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 228 kg (503 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → London (YXU).

Distance:
2095
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2095

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