# How far is Cardiff from London?

The distance between London (Luton Airport) and Cardiff (Cardiff Airport) is 132 miles / 213 kilometers / 115 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LTN) to Cardiff (CWL) is 179 miles / 288 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 29 minutes.

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## Distance from London to Cardiff

There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to Cardiff. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 132.171 miles
• 212.709 kilometers
• 114.854 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 131.773 miles
• 212.068 kilometers
• 114.508 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).

## How long does it take to fly from London to Cardiff?

The estimated flight time from Luton Airport to Cardiff Airport is 45 minutes.

## What is the time difference between London and Cardiff?

There is no time difference between London and Cardiff.

## Flight carbon footprint between Luton Airport (LTN) and Cardiff Airport (CWL)

On average, flying from London to Cardiff generates about 44 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 44 kilograms equals 98 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Cardiff

See the map of the shortest flight path between Luton Airport (LTN) and Cardiff Airport (CWL).

## Airport information

Origin Luton Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LTN
ICAO Code: EGGW
Coordinates: 51°52′28″N, 0°22′5″W
Destination Cardiff Airport
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: CWL
ICAO Code: EGFF
Coordinates: 51°23′48″N, 3°20′35″W