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How far is Athens from London?

Distance between London (London Heathrow Airport) and Athens (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 / 3202 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 53 minutes.

London Heathrow Airport – Athens International Airport

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Distance from London to Athens

There are several ways to calculate distance from London to 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).

How long does it take to fly from London to Athens?

Estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Athens International Airport is 3 hours 21 minutes.

What is the time difference between London and Athens?

The time difference between London and Athens is 2 hours. Athens is 2 hours ahead of London.
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Flight carbon footprint between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Athens International Airport (ATH)

On average flying from London to Athens generates about 180 kg of CO2 per passenger, 180 kilograms is equal to 397 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 Athens

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH)

Aegean Airlines
American Airlines
British Airways
Olympic Airlines