# How far is Shetland from London?

The distance between London (London Stansted Airport) and Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) is 556 miles / 895 kilometers / 483 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (STN) to Shetland (LSI) is 839 miles / 1350 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 52 hours 37 minutes.

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895
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1 h 33 min
107 kg

## Distance from London to Shetland

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 556.195 miles
• 895.110 kilometers
• 483.320 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
• 555.463 miles
• 893.931 kilometers
• 482.684 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 Shetland?

The estimated flight time from London Stansted Airport to Sumburgh Airport is 1 hour and 33 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI)

On average, flying from London to Shetland generates about 107 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 107 kilograms equals 236 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 Shetland

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

## 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 Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W