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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 12 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Southampton.

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

How far is Southampton from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Southampton. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between London and Southampton.

Time Difference

London

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Southampton

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 33 kg (72 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Southampton (SOU).

Distance:
53
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
53

Round trip?