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Distance between Southampton (SOU) and London (LHR)

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

Driving distance from Southampton (SOU) to London (LHR) is 65 miles / 105 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 14 minutes.

Southampton – London

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53
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85
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46
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How far is London from Southampton?

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).

How long does it take to fly from Southampton to London?

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

What is the time difference between Southampton and London?

There is no time difference between Southampton and London.

Flight carbon footprint between Southampton Airport (SOU) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average flying from Southampton to London 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 Southampton to London

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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