London to Southampton

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5 trains from $43
Tomorrow
5 trains from $45
Fri, Jul 26
5 trains from $44
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 22
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$13National Express
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Tue
Jul 23
$45Southern
$8National Express
$528Air France
Wed
Jul 24
$44South Western Railway
$9National Express
$365KLM
Thu
Jul 25
$44Southern
$8National Express
$271Flybe
Fri
Jul 26
$44Southern
$8National Express
$381KLM
Sat
Jul 27
$23Southern
$8National Express
$310Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jul 28
$33South Western Railway
$8National Express
$362KLM
Mon
Jul 29
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$174openskies
Tue
Jul 30
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$288Air France
Wed
Jul 31
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$267Air France
Thu
Aug 1
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$267Air France
Fri
Aug 2
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$372Air France
Sat
Aug 3
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$8National Express
$296Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 4
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$468Aurigny Air Services
Mon
Aug 5
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$282Air France
Tue
Aug 6
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$241Aurigny Air Services
Wed
Aug 7
$12South Western Railway
$26National Express
$233Air France
Thu
Aug 8
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$217Flybe
Fri
Aug 9
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$240Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Aug 10
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$240Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 11
$12South Western Railway
$8National Express
$223Aurigny Air Services

Travel from London to Southampton: General Information

Getting from London to Southampton can be done with relative ease, with excellent and regular bus or train connections between the two cities. If you need to make the journey to this dynamic southern port city, you can depart from either Waterloo on the south bank of the River Thames, or from Victoria Coach Station, near the Houses of Parliament. There are early morning and late night departures to choose from, and hourly buses or trains every day of the week, so whenever you need to travel, there will be an option available. For those in a hurry, express train services can get you there in just over an hour.

Buses from London to Southampton

Bus services between Southampton and London are only operated by National Express. National Express offers 15 trips every day, departing from London Victoria Coach Station or Hammersmith and arriving at either Southampton University or the city's main coach station. There are early services and the final bus of the day leaves shortly before midnight. The journey takes about 2 hours 15 minutes.

Trains from London to Southampton

Catching the train is the easiest and fastest way to get between these two cities, and all services depart from London's centrally located Waterloo Station. The major operator on the route is South West Trains, who offer at least one direct train every hour, every day of the week. You can expect the journey to take around 1 hour 30 minutes if you catch the direct express, although there are slightly slower trains and it is possible to change at Basingstoke as well.

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Best fares from London to Southampton

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Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
22:592h 41m01:40
LondonSouthampton
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Southern
07:362h 28m10:04
LondonSouthampton
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
KLM
19:4512h 55m08:40
LondonSouthampton
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Sat, Aug 31
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 14m08:49
LondonSouthampton
Wed, Jul 24
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
LondonSouthampton
Tue, Aug 27
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
LondonSouthampton
Return Journeys from Southampton to London
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
National Express
14:052h 45m16:50
SouthamptonLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Southern
07:092h 32m09:41
SouthamptonLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
Aurigny Air Services
09:305h 15m14:45
SouthamptonLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Southampton
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
FlightLondon-City

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Refreshments
Wifi
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Public transportation is available through the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which connects the airport to the London Underground.

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