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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 10 minutes.

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

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

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)
  • 52.947 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 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 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

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 (LHR).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
53

Round trip?