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Distance between Sofia (SOF) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Sofia to London (Sofia Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 1253 miles / 2016 kilometers / 1088 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Sofia (SOF) to London (LGW) is 1526 miles / 2456 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sofia Airport (SOF) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

How far is London from Sofia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sofia and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1252.612 miles
  • 2015.883 kilometers
  • 1088.490 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
  • 1249.836 miles
  • 2011.417 kilometers
  • 1086.078 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 Sofia Airport
City: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria
IATA Code: SOF
ICAO Code: LBSF
Coordinates: 42°41′48″N, 23°24′41″E

B London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sofia and London is 2 hours. London is 2 hours behind Sofia.

Time Difference

Sofia

 EET

London

 GMT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sofia (SOF) → London (LGW).

Distance:
1253
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1253

Round trip?