London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 31

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

Average

7 h 16 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

91 km

Cheap bus tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) start from $35 with an average ticket price of $37.

The fastest bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) takes 4h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 16m and covers a distance of 91 km.

3 buses leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Southampton Central (SOU) every day with 3 travelling directly.

National Express
11:30PM8h45
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:15AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$351One-way
0 transfers
National Express
03:50AM4h35
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:25AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$381One-way
0 transfers
National Express
11:45PM8h30
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:15AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$391One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€31)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles (90 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $35 (€31), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $24 (€21).

Bus companies: National Express from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

For as little as $24 (€21) you can travel by bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) - Southampton Central (SOU) 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.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $24
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

FAQs: Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU).
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Cheap bus tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as $24 (€21) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is $35 (€31); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) bus time is 3 h 5 min   covering the 56 mile (90 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 3: 10 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 11: 45 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
A trip to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) by bus is December.
You have options as you can travel to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains arriving to Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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