# How far is Barcelona from London?

The distance between London (London Stansted Airport) and Barcelona (Barcelona–El Prat Airport) is 737 miles / 1185 kilometers / 640 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) is 957 miles / 1540 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 16 hours 17 minutes.

737
Miles
1185
Kilometers
640
Nautical miles
1 h 53 min
129 kg

## Distance from London to Barcelona

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 736.525 miles
• 1185.323 kilometers
• 640.023 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
• 736.707 miles
• 1185.615 kilometers
• 640.181 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 Barcelona?

The estimated flight time from London Stansted Airport to Barcelona–El Prat Airport is 1 hour and 53 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN)

On average, flying from London to Barcelona generates about 129 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 129 kilograms equals 283 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 Barcelona

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN).

## Airport information

Origin London Stansted Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: STN
ICAO Code: EGSS
Coordinates: 51°53′5″N, 0°14′5″E
Destination Barcelona–El Prat Airport
City: Barcelona
Country: Spain
IATA Code: BCN
ICAO Code: LEBL
Coordinates: 41°17′49″N, 2°4′42″E