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Distance between Sofia (SOF) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Sofia to London (Sofia Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 1271 miles / 2045 kilometers / 1104 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Sofia (SOF) to London (LHR) is 1551 miles / 2496 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sofia Airport (SOF) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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)
  • 1270.943 miles
  • 2045.384 kilometers
  • 1104.419 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
  • 1268.151 miles
  • 2040.891 kilometers
  • 1101.993 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 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

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

 EEST

London

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (364 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sofia (SOF) → London (LHR).

Distance:
1271
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1271

Round trip?