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How far is Edinburgh from London?

Distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Edinburgh (Edinburgh Airport) is 357 miles / 574 kilometers / 310 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) is 441 miles / 709 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 9 minutes.

London Gatwick Airport – Edinburgh Airport

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Distance from London to Edinburgh

There are several ways to calculate distance from London to Edinburgh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 356.914 miles
  • 574.397 kilometers
  • 310.150 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
  • 356.476 miles
  • 573.692 kilometers
  • 309.769 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 Edinburgh?

Estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport is 1 hour 10 minutes.

What is the time difference between London and Edinburgh?

There is no time difference between London and Edinburgh.

Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

On average flying from London to Edinburgh generates about 78 kg of CO2 per passenger, 78 kilograms is equal to 171 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 Edinburgh

Shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

Airport information

Origin London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W
Destination Edinburgh Airport
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: EDI
ICAO Code: EGPH
Coordinates: 55°57′0″N, 3°22′20″W

Airlines flying from London (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI)

British Airways
easyJet