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London to Southampton

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

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How to go from London to Southampton ?

Trip London Southampton

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance69 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from London to Southampton? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Southampton and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To travel from London, trains, carpooling or buses of South West Trains, Southern Railways, CrossCountry, National Express, Blablacar, First Great Western and MegaBus will carry you to Southampton.

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

London to Southampton bus

This coach route is operated without any change between London to Southampton

You may still have doubts to get to Southampton by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Southampton.

  • The London Southampton tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of National Express coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road London Southampton is already built and shared by others.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from London to Southampton watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • You will travel from London to Southampton on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

What are the bus companies operating the London Southampton ?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line London Southampton.

National Express London Southampton

Bus stops in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Southampton' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Southampton

Once the bus has arrived at Southampton, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Southampton

Train London to Southampton

Is London connected to Southampton with a direct train?

Yes, the London to Southampton route is served by a direct train. 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 London-Southampton train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London Southampton

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the London-Southampton route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

London Southampton railways companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between London and Southampton: Southern Railways and South West Trains.
Southern Railways London SouthamptonSouth West Trains London Southampton

Departure train stations in London

  • London Waterloo
  • London Victoria

Arrival train stations in Southampton

  • Southampton Central
  • Southampton Airport (Parkway)

Carpool from London to Southampton

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Southampton ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London 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. So, you have more probabilities to find London-Southampton rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Southampton.

Before you book your London-Southampton ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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