How far is London from Moscow?

The distance between Moscow (Sheremetyevo International Airport) and London (London Heathrow Airport) is 1564 miles / 2517 kilometers / 1359 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Moscow (SVO) to London (LHR) is 1826 miles / 2939 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 33 hours 4 minutes.

1564
Miles
2517
Kilometers
1359
Nautical miles
3 h 27 min
184 kg

Distance from Moscow to London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1563.710 miles
• 2516.547 kilometers
• 1358.827 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
• 1558.712 miles
• 2508.503 kilometers
• 1354.483 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 Moscow to London?

The estimated flight time from Sheremetyevo International Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 3 hours and 27 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average, flying from Moscow to London generates about 184 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 184 kilograms equals 405 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Moscow to London

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Airport information

Origin Sheremetyevo International Airport
City: Moscow
Country: Russia
IATA Code: SVO
ICAO Code: UUEE
Coordinates: 55°58′21″N, 37°24′52″E
Destination London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W