# 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
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: 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.

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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

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