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Distance between London (LHR) and Southampton (SOU)

Flight distance from London to Southampton (London Heathrow Airport – Southampton Airport) is 53 miles / 85 kilometers / 46 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 36 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Southampton (SOU) is 66 miles / 106 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 17 minutes.

London – Southampton

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53
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85
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46
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How far is Southampton from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 52.947 miles
  • 85.210 kilometers
  • 46.010 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 52.845 miles
  • 85.045 kilometers
  • 45.921 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Southampton Airport is 36 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between London and Southampton.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from London to Southampton generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, 33 kilograms is equal to 72 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Southampton

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Southampton Airport (SOU).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Southampton Airport
City: Southampton
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: SOU
ICAO Code: EGHI
Coordinates: 50°57′1″N, 1°21′24″W