Map of flight path from London to Tokyo.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Narita International Airport (NRT).
How far is Tokyo from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Tokyo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5974.619 miles
- 9615.218 kilometers
- 5191.802 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
- 5959.905 miles
- 9591.537 kilometers
- 5179.016 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Tokyo is 8 hours. Tokyo is 8 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 713 kg (1 572 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Tokyo (NRT).