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Distance between London (LHR) and Cardiff (CWL)

Flight distance from London to Cardiff (London Heathrow Airport – Cardiff Airport) is 125 miles / 201 kilometers / 108 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL) is 150 miles / 242 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cardiff Airport (CWL).

How far is Cardiff from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 124.604 miles
  • 200.531 kilometers
  • 108.278 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
  • 124.211 miles
  • 199.898 kilometers
  • 107.936 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 Cardiff Airport
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: CWL
ICAO Code: EGFF
Coordinates: 51°23′48″N, 3°20′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between London and Cardiff.

Time Difference

London

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Cardiff

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 43 kg (96 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Cardiff (CWL).

Distance:
125
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
125

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