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from Southampton to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Southampton to London on Dec 3 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station2h30 09:20PMLondon
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$131One-way
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08:30PMSouthampton, Coach Station2h20 10:50PMLondon
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$91One-way
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10:50AMSouthampton2h10 01:00PMLondon
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$151One-way
10:40AMSouthampton2h20 01:00PMLondon
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$151One-way
10:50AMSouthampton1h25 12:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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$281One-way

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Thu
Dec 2
$62South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$48South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$37South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$27South Western Railway
$9National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$27South Western Railway
$8Megabus
Tue
Dec 7
$25South Western Railway
$9National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$25South Western Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$25South Western Railway
$8Megabus
Fri
Dec 10
$25South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$25South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$16South Western Railway
$9National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$25South Western Railway
$8Megabus
Tue
Dec 14
$25South Western Railway
$9National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$23South Western Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$23South Western Railway
$8Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$25South Western Railway
$14Megabus
Sat
Dec 18
$23South Western Railway
$19Megabus
Sun
Dec 19
$14South Western Railway
$19Megabus
Mon
Dec 20
$25South Western Railway
$19Megabus
Tue
Dec 21
$23South Western Railway
$24National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$23South Western Railway
$26National Express

Travel Information from Southampton to London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or South Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 69 miles (111 km) between Southampton and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Southampton to London.

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How to get from Southampton to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Southampton to London, 57,25% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Southampton to London and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I go from Southampton to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to London: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Southampton to London?

The cheapest way to go to London from Southampton is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Southampton to London costing on average $20 (€17).

What is the fastest way from Southampton to London?

The fastest way from Southampton to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is London from Southampton?

You should expect to travel around 69 miles (111 km) between Southampton and London.

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

The average frequency per day from Southampton to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Southampton and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Southampton to London:

  • Buses most often depart from Southampton at Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Trains mostly leave from Southampton Central and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Southampton to London?

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

  • You can take a bus from Southampton to London with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $8 (€7) with Megabus from Southampton to London.
  • You can travel by train between Southampton and London with South Western Railway, and you can find South Western Railway Southampton to London tickets for $20 (€17) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Southampton and London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with National Express.

Direct services to London 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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Southampton to London ends?
Your trip from Southampton to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Southampton to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
When should I book a ticket from Southampton to London online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $8 (€7) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $20 (€17) one way on average for this journey.

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