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Distance between Southampton (SOU) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Southampton to London (Southampton Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 53 miles / 85 kilometers / 46 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Southampton (SOU) to London (LGW) is 88 miles / 142 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southampton Airport (SOU) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

How far is London from Southampton?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 52.635 miles
  • 84.708 kilometers
  • 45.738 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
  • 52.479 miles
  • 84.457 kilometers
  • 45.603 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 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

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

There is no time difference between Southampton and London.

Time Difference

Southampton

 BST

London

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Southampton (SOU) → London (LGW).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
53

Round trip?