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Distance between London (LHR) and Tokyo (NRT)

Flight distance from London to Tokyo (London Heathrow Airport – Narita International Airport) is 5975 miles / 9615 kilometers / 5192 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 48 minutes.

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).

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 Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

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Tokyo

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 713 kg (1 572 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Tokyo (NRT).

Distance:
5975
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5975

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