London to Southampton

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5 trains from $43
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5 trains from $29
Fri, May 24
10 trains from $43
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Tue
May 21
$29Southern
$8National Express
$459Flybe
Wed
May 22
$38South Western Railway
$12National Express
$323KLM
Thu
May 23
$38South Western Railway
$8National Express
$456Flybe
Fri
May 24
$43Southern
$12National Express
$265Flybe
Sat
May 25
$23Southern
$11National Express
$314Aurigny Air Services
Sun
May 26
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$11National Express
$266Aurigny Air Services
Mon
May 27
$28South Western Railway
$8National Express
$237HOP!
Tue
May 28
$19South Western Railway
$11National Express
$274Air France
Wed
May 29
$12Southern
$8National Express
$270Air France
Thu
May 30
$28South Western Railway
$13National Express
$340Air France
Fri
May 31
$44South Western Railway
$8National Express
$377Air France
Sat
Jun 1
$17Southern
$12National Express
$310Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jun 2
$28South Western Railway
$8National Express
$475Flybe
Mon
Jun 3
$28South Western Railway
$8National Express
$396Flybe
Tue
Jun 4
$24South Western Railway
$8National Express
$378Flybe
Wed
Jun 5
$44South Western Railway
$8National Express
$81Flybe
Thu
Jun 6
$24South Western Railway
$8National Express
$228Air France
Fri
Jun 7
$38South Western Railway
$8National Express
$229Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Jun 8
$17Southern
$9National Express
$238Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jun 9
$20South Western Railway
$8National Express
$137Flybe

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, May 24
Bus
National Express
22:592h 41m01:40
LondonSouthampton
Fri, May 24
Train
Southern
16:362h 27m19:03
LondonSouthampton
Fri, May 24
Flight
Flybe
10:257h 50m18:15
LondonSouthampton
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Mon, May 27
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 14m08:49
LondonSouthampton
Wed, May 22
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
LondonSouthampton
Thu, May 23
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
LondonSouthampton
Return Journeys from Southampton to London
Wed, May 22
Bus
National Express
15:052h 45m17:50
SouthamptonLondon
Wed, May 22
Train
Southern
07:092h 32m09:41
SouthamptonLondon
Wed, May 22
Flight
Aurigny Air Services
09:154h 40m13:55
SouthamptonLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Southampton
BusLondon

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BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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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
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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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