Map of flight path from London to Beijing.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
How far is Beijing from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Beijing. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5079.903 miles
- 8175.311 kilometers
- 4414.315 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
- 5066.230 miles
- 8153.307 kilometers
- 4402.434 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 Beijing is 8 hours. Beijing is 8 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 594 kg (1 310 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Beijing (PEK).