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Cheap bus tickets and times from Cambridge to Southampton

Showing times and prices for May 20


Fastest Journey

6 h 10 m


6 h 10 m

Buses per day



178 km

Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Southampton start from $45 with an average ticket price of $45.

The fastest bus from Cambridge to Southampton takes 6h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 10m and covers a distance of 178 km.

1 buses leave Cambridge for Southampton every day with 1 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Cambridge to Southampton

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyBus frequency8 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cambridge to Southampton cover the 110 miles (178 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 8 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $42 (€36), but the average price of bus tickets is $61 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Cambridge to Southampton

For as little as $66 (€57) you can travel by bus to Southampton from Cambridge with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cambridge - Southampton bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Bus information from Cambridge to Southampton with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $66
  • National Express frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Bus from Cambridge to Southampton

FAQs: Take the bus from Cambridge to Southampton with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Southampton.
Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Southampton can start from as little as $42 (€36) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Cambridge to Southampton is $61 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cambridge to Southampton bus travel time is 5 h 20 min   for the 110 mile (178 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Cambridge to Southampton leaves at 7: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Cambridge to Southampton leaves at 7: 35 PM.
There are 8 buses a day from Cambridge to Southampton which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
When taking a bus from Cambridge to Southampton, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Southampton. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Southampton from Cambridge and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Cambridge, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College. When arriving in Southampton, you can end your journey in bus stations like Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, Future Worlds.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Southampton, Coach Station, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Cambridge to Southampton is January.
You have options as you can travel between Cambridge and Southampton 2 different ways: train or bus.
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