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from Exeter to Southampton

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Oct 20
$63South Western Railway
$32National Express
Oct 21
$64South Western Railway
$37National Express
Oct 22
$64South Western Railway
$51National Express
Oct 23
$44South Western Railway
$38National Express
Oct 24
$60South Western Railway
$24National Express
Oct 25
$63South Western Railway
$32National Express

Travel Information from Exeter to Southampton

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€35) • 2 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 93 miles (150 km) between Exeter and Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Exeter to Southampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Exeter to Southampton
Travel to Southampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Exeter to Southampton.
How do I go from Exeter to Southampton?

There are 2 ways to travel between Exeter and Southampton including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Exeter to Southampton?

The cheapest way to go to Southampton from Exeter is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

A bus is generally $19 (€15) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $43 (€35) from Exeter to Southampton.

What is the quickest way to get from Exeter to Southampton?

The fastest way from Exeter to Southampton is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Southampton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 45 min   on average.

How far is it from Exeter to Southampton?

The distance from Exeter to Southampton is approximately 93 miles (150 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Exeter to Southampton?

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Southampton is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Southampton from Exeter as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Exeter to Southampton, what are the departure and arrival points in Exeter and Southampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Exeter to Southampton:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre) and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Southampton Central.
Who can get me from Exeter to Southampton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Exeter to Southampton:

  • You can go to Southampton from Exeter by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $24 (€20) with National Express from Exeter to Southampton on Omio.
  • You can travel between Exeter and Southampton by train with South Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $43 (€35) with South Western Railway from Exeter to Southampton.
Where should I go next after I travel to Southampton from Exeter?
Your trip from Exeter to Southampton doesn't have to end in Southampton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Bournemouth or Manchester to your Exeter to Southampton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Southampton today!
How far in advance should I book my Exeter to Southampton one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Exeter to Southampton, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€20) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $43 (€35) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Exeter to Southampton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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