# How far is Barcelona from London?

The distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Barcelona (Barcelona–El Prat Airport) is 689 miles / 1109 kilometers / 599 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) is 938 miles / 1510 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 53 minutes.

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## Distance from London to Barcelona

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 688.945 miles
• 1108.749 kilometers
• 598.677 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
• 689.135 miles
• 1109.055 kilometers
• 598.842 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 Barcelona?

The estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona–El Prat Airport is 1 hour and 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN)

On average, flying from London to Barcelona generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 123 kilograms equals 272 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 Barcelona

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN).

## 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 Barcelona–El Prat Airport
City: Barcelona
Country: Spain
IATA Code: BCN
ICAO Code: LEBL
Coordinates: 41°17′49″N, 2°4′42″E