# How far is Edinburgh from London?

The distance between London (London Stansted Airport) and Edinburgh (Edinburgh Airport) is 317 miles / 511 kilometers / 276 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) is 389 miles / 626 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 14 minutes.

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511
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1 h 6 min

## Distance from London to Edinburgh

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 317.280 miles
• 510.612 kilometers
• 275.708 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
• 316.812 miles
• 509.860 kilometers
• 275.302 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 Edinburgh?

The estimated flight time from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

On average, flying from London to Edinburgh generates about 72 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 72 kilograms equals 158 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 Edinburgh

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

## 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 Edinburgh Airport
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: EDI
ICAO Code: EGPH
Coordinates: 55°57′0″N, 3°22′20″W