# How far is Alicante from London?

The distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Alicante (Alicante–Elche Airport) is 889 miles / 1430 kilometers / 772 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LGW) to Alicante (ALC) is 1247 miles / 2007 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 21 hours 10 minutes.

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1430
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2 h 10 min
143 kg

## Distance from London to Alicante

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 888.581 miles
• 1430.032 kilometers
• 772.156 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
• 889.130 miles
• 1430.915 kilometers
• 772.632 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 London to Alicante?

The estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Alicante–Elche Airport is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC)

On average, flying from London to Alicante generates about 143 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 143 kilograms equals 314 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC).

## Airport information

Origin London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W
Destination Alicante–Elche Airport
City: Alicante
Country: Spain
IATA Code: ALC
ICAO Code: LEAL
Coordinates: 38°16′55″N, 0°33′29″W