# How far is Manchester from London?

The distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Manchester (Manchester Airport) is 176 miles / 284 kilometers / 153 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LGW) to Manchester (MAN) is 226 miles / 364 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 6 minutes.

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## Distance from London to Manchester

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 176.281 miles
• 283.697 kilometers
• 153.184 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
• 176.048 miles
• 283.322 kilometers
• 152.981 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 Manchester?

The estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester Airport is 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Airport (MAN)

On average, flying from London to Manchester generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 112 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 Manchester

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Airport (MAN).

## 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 Manchester Airport
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: MAN
ICAO Code: EGCC
Coordinates: 53°21′13″N, 2°16′29″W