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How far is London from Sydney?

The distance between Sydney (Sydney Airport) and London (London Heathrow Airport) is 10573 miles / 17016 kilometers / 9188 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 20 hours and 31 minutes.

Sydney Airport – London Heathrow Airport

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10573
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17016
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9188
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
20 h 31 min
CO2 emission
1 392 kg

Distance from Sydney to London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 10573.270 miles
  • 17016.029 kilometers
  • 9187.921 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
  • 10576.159 miles
  • 17020.677 kilometers
  • 9190.431 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 Sydney to London?

The estimated flight time from Sydney Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 20 hours and 31 minutes.

What is the time difference between Sydney and London?

The time difference between Sydney and London is 11 hours. London is 11 hours behind Sydney.

Flight carbon footprint between Sydney Airport (SYD) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average, flying from Sydney to London generates about 1 392 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 1 392 kilograms equals 3 070 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Sydney to London

Shortest flight path between Sydney Airport (SYD) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Airport information

Origin Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E
Destination London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W