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Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Southampton

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$25

Average

$41

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cambridge to Southampton will cost around $ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.

National Express
02:15PMCambridge6h15 08:30PMSouthampton
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$251One-way
National Express
10:25AMCambridge8h10 06:35PMSouthampton
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$471One-way
National Express
09:25AMCambridge8h10 05:35PMSouthampton
0 changes
$501One-way

Bus schedule from Cambridge to Southampton

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National Express
09:25AMCambridge8h10 05:35PMSouthampton
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National Express
10:25AMCambridge8h10 06:35PMSouthampton
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National Express
02:15PMCambridge6h15 08:30PMSouthampton
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Tue
May 24
$35South Western Railway
$25National Express
Wed
May 25
$37South Western Railway
$26National Express
Thu
May 26
$35South Western Railway
$27National Express
Fri
May 27
$39South Western Railway
$51National Express
Sat
May 28
$44South Western Railway
$28National Express
Sun
May 29
$39South Western Railway
$38National Express
Mon
May 30
$37South Western Railway
$31National Express

Bus times from Cambridge to Southampton

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

6 h 15 m

Average

7 h 31 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

178 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Cambridge for Southampton every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 178 km distance in an average of 7 h 31 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

National Express
02:15PMCambridge6h15 08:30PMSouthampton
0 changes
$251One-way
National Express
10:25AMCambridge8h10 06:35PMSouthampton
0 changes
$471One-way
National Express
09:25AMCambridge8h10 05:35PMSouthampton
0 changes
$501One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cambridge to Southampton

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$46 (€41)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cambridge to Southampton cover the 110 miles (178 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $46 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Cambridge to Southampton

For as little as $14 (€12) 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

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.

  • Average Price: $14

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Cambridge and Southampton, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips: Bus to Southampton from Cambridge

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FAQs

How much do cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Southampton cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Cambridge to Southampton for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€12)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a bus to Southampton from Cambridge?

If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cambridge to Southampton bus price to come in at an average of $46 (€41)  one way.

How far is Cambridge to Southampton by bus?

You should expect to travel around 110 miles (178 km)  to Southampton from Cambridge by bus.

How long is a bus to Southampton from Cambridge on average?

The bus time to Southampton from Cambridge is on average 5 h 55 min  for the 110 miles (178 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cambridge to Southampton by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which bus station from Cambridge to Southampton do I depart from? Which Southampton bus station from Cambridge do I arrive in?

When departing from Cambridge, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), 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, West Park Rd. And Southampton, Saint Mary's Stadium.

Omio customers book a bus from Cambridge   to Southampton, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Cambridge bus station to Southampton? Where is the Southampton bus station?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Cambridge, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Cambridge. The most popular arrival bus station in Southampton, called Southampton, Coach Station, is located around 0.6 miles (986 m) away from its city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Cambridge to Southampton?

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 providers who offer a service from Cambridge to Southampton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Cambridge to Southampton? When does the last bus depart from Cambridge to Southampton?

The earliest bus for this trip departs from Cambridge at 6: 40 AM. The last bus leaves from Cambridge at 4: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Cambridge to Southampton and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I book the Cambridge to Southampton bus for the best deals on tickets?

If you buy the Cambridge to Southampton bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $46 (€41). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Southampton from Cambridge. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.