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Distance between London (LHR) and Seoul (ICN)

Flight distance from London to Seoul (London Heathrow Airport – Seoul Incheon International Airport) is 5521 miles / 8884 kilometers / 4797 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Seoul.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN).

How far is Seoul from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5520.503 miles
  • 8884.389 kilometers
  • 4797.186 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
  • 5506.367 miles
  • 8861.639 kilometers
  • 4784.902 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 Seoul Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Seoul is 9 hours. Seoul is 9 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

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Seoul

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 652 kg (1 438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Seoul (ICN).

Distance:
5521
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5521

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