# How far is Leh from Varanasi?

The distance between Varanasi (Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport) and Leh (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport) is 678 miles / 1091 kilometers / 589 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Varanasi (VNS) to Leh (IXL) is 1077 miles / 1734 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 22 hours 16 minutes.

678
Miles
1091
Kilometers
589
Nautical miles
1 h 46 min
122 kg

## Distance from Varanasi to Leh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Varanasi to Leh. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 677.647 miles
• 1090.568 kilometers
• 588.859 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
• 679.001 miles
• 1092.746 kilometers
• 590.036 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 Varanasi to Leh?

The estimated flight time from Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport to Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport is 1 hour and 46 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (VNS) and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL)

On average, flying from Varanasi to Leh generates about 122 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 122 kilograms equals 269 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Varanasi to Leh

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (VNS) and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL).