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Distance between London (LHR) and Barcelona (BCN)

Flight distance from London to Barcelona (London Heathrow Airport – Barcelona–El Prat Airport) is 713 miles / 1147 kilometers / 620 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) is 962 miles / 1548 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN).

How far is Barcelona from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 712.988 miles
  • 1147.444 kilometers
  • 619.570 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
  • 713.157 miles
  • 1147.714 kilometers
  • 619.716 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 Barcelona–El Prat Airport
City: Barcelona
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: BCN
ICAO Code: LEBL
Coordinates: 41°17′49″N, 2°4′42″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Barcelona is 1 hour. Barcelona is 1 hour ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Barcelona

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (278 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Barcelona (BCN).

Distance:
713
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
713

Round trip?