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Distance between London (LHR) and Athens (ATH)

Flight distance from London to Athens (London Heathrow Airport – Athens International Airport) is 1510 miles / 2430 kilometers / 1312 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH) is 1990 miles / 3203 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Athens.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Athens International Airport (ATH).

How far is Athens from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1510.133 miles
  • 2430.324 kilometers
  • 1312.270 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
  • 1507.925 miles
  • 2426.770 kilometers
  • 1310.351 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Athens International Airport
City: Athens
Country: Greece Flag of Greece
IATA Code: ATH
ICAO Code: LGAV
Coordinates: 37°56′11″N, 23°56′40″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Athens is 2 hours. Athens is 2 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Athens

 EET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (397 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Athens (ATH).

Distance:
1510
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1510

Round trip?