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Distance between Bangkok and London



Driving non-stop from Bangkok to London

How far is London from Bangkok? Here's the quick answer if you have friends taking shifts as driver so that you can make the entire trip by car without stopping.

Nonstop drive: 8,154 miles or 13123 km

Driving time: 167 hours, 29 minutes


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Flying non-stop from Bangkok to London

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Bangkok, Thailand and London, United Kingdom. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula. For a long distance, this appears as a curve on the map, and this is often the route that commercial airlines will take so it's a good estimate of the frequent flyer miles you'll accumulate as well.

Flight distance: 5,930 miles or 9544 km

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The straight line flight distance is 2,224 miles less than driving on roads, which means the driving distance is roughly 1.4x of the flight distance.

Your plane flies much faster than a car, so the flight time is about 1/0th of the time it would take to drive.

This is a fairly long flight, so unless you have a Gulfstream G650 or your own Boeing or Airbus, you might be booking a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination.




Plan a trip to London

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to London, United Kingdom. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in London. Trippy members can suggest things to do in London like London Eye. Click the button below to explore London in detail.






How far is it the other way?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line (or driving the same roads back and forth). But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse directions to get the distance from London to Bangkok, or go to the main page to calculate the distance between cities.

If you happen to know Bangkok, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Bangkok!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 8,154 miles
driving time of 167 hours, 29 minutes
flight distance is 5,930 miles
flight time of
London is 6 hours behind Bangkok
279 Bangkok travel answers
572 London travel answers





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