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from Leicester to Southampton

You can get from Leicester to Southampton by train, bus or flight.

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Oct 25
$212South Western Railway
$24National Express
Oct 26
$97South Western Railway
$24National Express
Oct 27
$136South Western Railway
$24National Express
Oct 29
$70South Western Railway
$18National Express
Oct 30
$156South Western Railway
$22National Express
Oct 31
$51South Western Railway
$18National Express
Nov 2
$83South Western Railway
$15National Express
Nov 3
$82South Western Railway
$18National Express
Nov 4
$83South Western Railway
$15National Express
Nov 6
$18National Express

Travel Information to Southampton from Leicester

distanceDistance120 miles (193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $150
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $150 (€122) • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 120 miles (193 km) by bus or train from Leicester to Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leicester to Southampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Southampton.
How do I get from Leicester to Southampton?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Leicester to Southampton. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Southampton from Leicester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€11).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

A bus is generally $136 (€111) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $150 (€122) from Leicester to Southampton.

What is the fastest way to get from Leicester to Southampton?

The quickest way to travel between Leicester and Southampton is by train, which takes on average 3 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 40 min   on average.

How far is it from Leicester to Southampton?

The Leicester to Southampton distance is around 120 miles (193 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Southampton is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Leicester and Southampton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Southampton from Leicester, where do I depart from Leicester and where do I arrive in Southampton?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Leicester to Southampton depart from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station to Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leicester and arrive in Southampton Central.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leicester to Southampton?

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

  • You can go to Southampton from Leicester by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $14 (€11) with National Express from Leicester to Southampton on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Leicester to Southampton with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Leicester to Southampton tickets for $150 (€122) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Southampton from Leicester ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Southampton? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Southampton usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bournemouth or Manchester from Southampton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Leicester to Southampton tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Leicester to Southampton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $14 (€11) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $150 (€122) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leicester to Southampton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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