# How far is London from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and London (London Gatwick Airport) is 446 miles / 718 kilometers / 388 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to London (LGW) is 593 miles / 954 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 42 minutes.

446
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718
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1 h 20 min

## Distance from Lyon to London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 446.159 miles
• 718.023 kilometers
• 387.701 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
• 445.756 miles
• 717.374 kilometers
• 387.351 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 Lyon to London?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to London Gatwick Airport is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

On average, flying from Lyon to London generates about 91 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 91 kilograms equals 200 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

## Airport information

Origin Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E
Destination London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W