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Distance between London (LHR) and Zurich (ZRH)

Flight distance from London to Zurich (London Heathrow Airport – Zurich Airport) is 491 miles / 790 kilometers / 426 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) is 641 miles / 1031 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 12 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Zurich.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

How far is Zurich from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 490.736 miles
  • 789.762 kilometers
  • 426.438 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
  • 489.683 miles
  • 788.068 kilometers
  • 425.523 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 Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Zurich is 1 hour. Zurich is 1 hour ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Zurich

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Zurich (ZRH).

Distance:
491
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
491

Round trip?