# How far is London from Reykjavik?

The distance between Reykjavik (Reykjavík Airport) and London (London Heathrow Airport) is 1170 miles / 1884 kilometers / 1017 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Reykjavik (RKV) to London (LHR) is 2330 miles / 3749 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 165 hours 38 minutes.

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## Distance from Reykjavik to London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1170.500 miles
• 1883.737 kilometers
• 1017.137 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
• 1167.662 miles
• 1879.169 kilometers
• 1014.670 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 Reykjavik to London?

The estimated flight time from Reykjavík Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 2 hours and 42 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Reykjavík Airport (RKV) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average, flying from Reykjavik to London generates about 160 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 160 kilograms equals 353 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Reykjavík Airport (RKV) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

## Airport information

Origin Reykjavík Airport
City: Reykjavik
Country: Iceland
IATA Code: RKV
ICAO Code: BIRK
Coordinates: 64°7′47″N, 21°56′26″W
Destination London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W