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Distance from Manchester (GB) to London (GB)

Name Manchester London
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Country ISO codes GB / GBR GB / GBR
Continent Europe Europe
Continent code EU EU
DD coordinates 53.480713 / -2.234377 51.510000 / 0.060000
Time zone Europe/London Europe/London
Straight distance from Manchester to London is 269 kilometers (167 miles).

Travel information from Manchester to London

The approximate time of a journey between Manchester (GB) and London (GB) is calculated based on the air-line distance of 167 miles (269 km) and the average speed of the transport mode by which you prefer to travel: by plane, car, bus, train or ship.

If the chosen way involves stops and transfers, you must take into account many hours of possible delays when planning a route from Manchester to London.

But a direct flight will take 0 hours, 17 minutes.

Depart from Manchester (GB)
Arrives in London (GB)
Manchester to London distance 269 km / 167 mil
Avg car duration 2 hours, 59 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 4 hours, 28 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 2 hours, 41 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 17 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from Manchester (MAN) to London (LON)?

Straight line flight distance 167 miles.

Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
MAN LHR BA 1399 0 0 65 179,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

Airports in Manchester

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Airlines providing flights between Manchester and London

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There are many ways to find how far is Manchester from London, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 53.480713 / -2.234377 and 51.510000 / 0.060000.


Manchester to London map route

When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Manchester (GB) from London (GB) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Manchester to London amounts to 269 km / 167 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 53.480713 / -2.234377 and coordinates to 51.510000 / 0.060000.

The flight time of 0 hours, 19 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Manchester (GB) to London (GB) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are Europe/London / Europe/London.

Reverse direction from London to Manchester.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Manchester and London is 269 kilometers = 167 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Manchester (53.480713 / -2.234377) to London (51.510000 / 0.060000) is 167 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to London takes approximately 0 hours, 17 minutes.
It will take you about 4 hours, 28 minutes to drive from Manchester, GB to London, GB, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering London.