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Distance between London (LHR) and Helsinki (HEL)

Flight distance from London to Helsinki (London Heathrow Airport – Helsinki Airport) is 1151 miles / 1853 kilometers / 1001 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Helsinki (HEL) is 1630 miles / 2624 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Helsinki Airport (HEL).

How far is Helsinki from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1151.498 miles
  • 1853.156 kilometers
  • 1000.624 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
  • 1148.268 miles
  • 1847.958 kilometers
  • 997.818 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 Helsinki Airport
City: Helsinki
Country: Finland Flag of Finland
IATA Code: HEL
ICAO Code: EFHK
Coordinates: 60°19′1″N, 24°57′47″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Helsinki

 EET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Helsinki (HEL).

Distance:
1151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1151

Round trip?