You can get from Cardiff to Southampton by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||86 miles (139 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$15 - $47|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $15 (€12) • 7 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $47 (€38) • 2 h 32 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Great Western Railway|
Travel 86 miles (139 km) by bus or train from Cardiff to Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cardiff to Southampton.
There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Southampton: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Southampton from Cardiff is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).
This is compared to other travel options to Southampton:
A bus is generally $32 (€26) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $47 (€38) from Cardiff to Southampton.
The fastest way to get to Southampton from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 32 min.
Other travel options to Southampton can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 5 min on average.
Southampton is approximately 86 miles (139 km) away from Cardiff.
The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Southampton is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cardiff to Southampton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cardiff to Southampton:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Southampton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Southampton with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Southampton tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Cardiff to Southampton, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cardiff to Southampton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.