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Bristol to Southampton

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1 suggested route to go from Bristol to Southampton by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Bristol to Southampton ?

Trip Bristol Southampton

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance64 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Bristol to Southampton and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Bristol Southampton? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Southampton from Bristol You just have to specify the departure date to Southampton then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Bristol - Southampton offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of South West Trains, First Great Western, National Express, Blablacar, MegaBus or CrossCountry to reach Southampton.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Bristol to Southampton bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Bristol to Southampton, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Bristol and Southampton and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Southampton.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Bristol and Southampton to offer cheaper fares.
  • You are driven to Southampton by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The coaches operating the Bristol Southampton line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 64 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Bristol Southampton trip

The journey by coach Bristol Southampton is served by only one bus company: National Express.

National Express Bristol Southampton

Departure bus stations in Bristol

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Bristol at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Southampton' must be mentioned. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Bristol

Bus stops at arrival in Southampton

When you arrive in Southampton, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Southampton

Train Bristol to Southampton

Is it possible to go directly by train from Bristol to Southampton?

Yes, it is possible to go from Bristol to Southampton by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Bristol-Southampton train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Bristol Southampton

The railway station bewteen Bristol and Southampton are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Bristol Southampton train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: First Great Western.
First Great Western Bristol Southampton

Railway stations from Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Railway stations in Southampton

  • Southampton Central
  • Southampton Airport (Parkway)

Carpool from Bristol to Southampton

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Bristol-Southampton with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Bristol to Southampton, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Bristol-Southampton rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Southampton!

Before you book your Bristol-Southampton ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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