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Distance between London (LHR) and Sydney (YQY)

Flight distance from London to Sydney (London Heathrow Airport – Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport) is 2668 miles / 4293 kilometers / 2318 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 33 minutes.

London – Sydney

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2668
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4293
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2318
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How far is Sydney from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2667.513 miles
  • 4292.946 kilometers
  • 2318.005 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
  • 2659.640 miles
  • 4280.275 kilometers
  • 2311.164 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from London to Sydney is 5 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Sydney is 4 hours. Sydney is 4 hours behind London.

London time to Sydney time converter

Time in London: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Sydney: 00:00

Current local times

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Sydney

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from London to Sydney generates about 295 kg of CO2 per passenger, 295 kilograms is equal to 650 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from London to Sydney

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YQY
ICAO Code: CYQY
Coordinates: 46°9′41″N, 60°2′52″W