London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) bus

Sat, 15 Jun
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Cheap coach tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
22:253h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
£331One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
National Express
22:403h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
23:308h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
£341One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
23:458h30
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
£341One-way
1 change
National Express
03:504h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
£371One-way
1 change

Bus timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, 15 June
National Express
03:354h40
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
03:504h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:104h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
10:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:254h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
10:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:554h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
12:20Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:554h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
12:20Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:554h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
12:20Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
08:104h10
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
12:20Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
09:554h15
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
14:10Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:104h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:10Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
11:554h10
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
16:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
12:103h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
16:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
13:554h10
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
18:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
14:103h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
18:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:554h10
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
20:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
16:103h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
20:05Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:004h15
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
22:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:154h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
22:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
19:454h14
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
23:59Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
20:003h59
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
23:59Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
22:253h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
22:304h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
02:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
22:403h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
22:453h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
02:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:308h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:458h30
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
08:15Southampton, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

4 h 26 m

Buses per day

26

Distance

91 km

Of the 26 buses that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Southampton Central (SOU) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
22:403h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
22:253h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
01:45Southampton, Coach Station
£331One-way
0 changes
National Express
22:453h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
02:30Southampton, Coach Station
£571One-way
1 change
National Express
12:103h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
16:05Southampton, Coach Station
£681One-way
1 change
National Express
16:103h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
20:05Southampton, Coach Station
£681One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€31)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £18.

Coach companies: National Express London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) from £20 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton Central (SOU), you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £20
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton Central (SOU) is on average 3 h 5 min   for the 56 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 15: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 23: 45.
Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
For the best London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton Central (SOU) to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) by coach is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) including taking a train or coach.

Trains arriving to Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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